عنوان مقاله [English]
Social capital has been proposed as one of the indicators of growth and development of societies. The development of society is achieved by establishing sincere relations, expanding social cohesion and participation, multilateral trust, and increasing the volume of social capital. These moral values affect social activities and lead to the stability of social relations eliciting peace and ultimately the creation of a healthy society. Literary works are an effective factor in identifying the social environment and no speech-creation can be considered separate from the social affairs of its time. The history of Iranian literature indicates the existence of several works in the field of ethics; one of these works is Qaboos Nameh. The issue that can be raised here is the nature of the moral advice of the supreme element in this book. This research has been done by descriptive and analytical method and relying on library resource data. The findings of the research indicate that the supreme element in Qaboos Nameh has dealt with all aspects of individual and social life. The book considers honesty, commitment to the covenant, professionalism and trustworthiness as the factors that create trust in social relations, and in contrast to hypocrisy, lies, betrayal, oppression, ignorance and disclosure of secrets; moreover, it introduces the factors of destroying trust. It also considers the observance of moral principles such as knowledge of God and parents, kindness, tolerance, good character, justice and generosity necessary for all members of society. These meanings and concepts are repeated and visible in the illustrated version of Qaboos Nameh.
1. Recongnizing the moral and social concepts in Qaboos Nameh.
2. Examining the reflection of the moral concepts of Qaboos letter in the illustrated versions of Qaboos Nameh.
1. What moral and social advice did Ansar al-Ma'ali refer to in Qaboos Nameh?
2. What are the moral and social implications in the illustrated versions of the Qaboos Nameh?