Content Analysis of Nishapur Pottery Inscriptions of the Samanid Era in Terms of Professional Ethics
International Journal of Archaeology
Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016, Pages: 78-86
Received: Jul. 31, 2016; Accepted: Aug. 12, 2016; Published: Aug. 29, 2016
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Reza Panahi, Handy Crafts, Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Ali Asghar Salahshour, Archaeology, Art University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
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Professional ethics establish the moral tenet of the various Profession. The mentioned role was appeared in the “Chivalry-letters” (Fotovvat-Nâmeh) of crafts in the traditional society. The theme of the Nishapur pottery inscriptions is so close to the tenet of the Chivalry-letters. Therefore, it can be presumed that they are two branches from a unit source. Some researches have done about the efficacy of ethics on traditional arts and the relation between art and chivalry. But, no research focused on the ethic in Nishapur inscribed pottery has been found. Hence, this study attempts to reveal the impact of morality and its occurrence manner through the analyzing scrolls content in terms of professional ethics and chivalry-letters. By the studying this effect, it be determined that Nishapur pottery has been used as a tool to convey moral messages. The artist was bound by ethics and promotes it. This way of dealing with pottery ends to the moral community finally. The research method was descriptive - analytical and data requirement is collected through library information.
Samanid Era, Nishaur Pottery Inscriptions, Chivalry-Letter (Fotovvat-Nâmeh), Professional Ethics
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Reza Panahi, Ali Asghar Salahshour, Content Analysis of Nishapur Pottery Inscriptions of the Samanid Era in Terms of Professional Ethics, International Journal of Archaeology. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 78-86. doi: 10.11648/j.ija.20160405.14
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