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Siyāsatnāma ("Book of Kingship" or "Book of Politics"), also known as Siyar al-muluk, is the most famous work by Nizam al-Mulk, the founder of Nizamiyyah schools in medieval Persia. Abu Ali al-Hasan al-Tusi Nizam al-Mulk (نظام الملك، ابو علي الحسن الطوسي in Arabic; 1018 - 14 October 1092) was a celebrated Persian vizier of the Seljuk Turks. ... Nizamiyah Madrasahs (schools) were established by Khwaja Nizam al-Mulk, the most famous vizier of the Seljuk Empire, thus the name Nizamiyyah became popularized in Islamic History. ... Persia and Persian can refer to: the Western name for Iran. ...

Written in Persian and composed in the eleventh century, it consists of 50 chapters concerning religion, politics, and various other issues of the day.

It was first translated into French in 1891.

The earliest remaining copy is located in the National Library of Tabriz, in Iran. Tabriz City Hall, built in 1895, by Arfaol molk, with the aid of German engineers. ...

It is considered a valuable and significant work of literature in the Persian.

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