Reasons for appointment and dismissal in higher political positions in Iraq during the Seljuk era (447 AH-590 AD) - the ministry - a model


  • Muhammad Taher Yaqoubi Department of Islamic History - Faculty of History - University of Religions and Sects
  • Maytham Sherkesh Department of Shiite Islamic History - College of History - University of Religions and Sects
  • Maryam Marei Salman Al-Taie Department of Islamic History - Faculty of History - University of Religions and Sects


Appointment - and dismissal - the Seljuk higher political positions - the ministry


The Seljuk era is considered one of the important eras in Islamic history, and the Seljuk era continued in Iraq for more than a century and a half, in which the Seljuks established their sultanate and made Baghdad one of their three important capitals, Isfahan, Al-Ray, and Hamadhan. They appointed a civil servant linked to them and called him (the dean of Iraq) and another soldier they called him (the shipment), taking advantage of the weakness of the Abbasid caliphate at the end of the fourth century AH, when the conditions of the caliphate were turbulent and witnessed a deterioration in various aspects of political, cultural and social life... etc Which prepared the conditions for the Seljuks to enter Baghdad and take control of the caliphate and the reins of Abbasid rule in Iraq, and made the Khiva a figurehead for religious, political and cultural considerations. The study of appointment and dismissal in the higher political positions in Iraq, including the ministry as a model during the Seljuk era; aims to show the holders of the highest positions in Iraq during the Seljuk era, and these positions include all the higher positions, and in our research we will shed light on the appointment and dismissal in the Abbasid ministry in the Seljuk era from 447 AH to 590 AH, we will divide the study into two sections. In the first section, we will deal with the definitions of the topic, the statement of job appointment and its causes, the definition of the ministry and the types of ministries. In the second chapter, we will deal with isolation in language and terminology, and a statement of the reasons for dismissal. As for the research methodology: The research in this study will be according to the descriptive approach. Analytical (descriptive) after a thorough review of the subject particles.