This article studies the position of the kings in the period of Safvid of Iranian Islamic History. The king in this period was considered as a holy figure. Indeed the king was considered and deemed as a great person encouraging a lot of respects. He was considered as the surrogate of prophet. Therefore he had a lot of unlimited powers and authorities. He was the symbol of excellence and raised the respect of anybody in the society. Since the Safavid dynasty itself was a religious one, based on the teaching of the twelve imams, it was important that the king be a religious person too. He is an emblem of God’s bounty among humanity, he is the inauguration and termination for generosity among all human beings.
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 61)
M. R. Koohshahee "The Position of a King in Safavid Period", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 61, pp. 28-30, 2015