A translation of a classic 11th-century Persian text on behaviour and conduct in government, written between 1086 and 1091 by Nizam al-Mulk, who for over 30 years was Chief Minister of two successive rulers of the Seljuk, who had created an Empire which stretched from India to Egypt.

chapter |6 pages


part |2 pages

Part One

chapter IX|9 pages

Concerning overlords and their emoluments

chapter XXIII|1 pages

On settling the dues of all the army

chapter XXIV|1 pages

On having troops of various races

chapter XXVI|15 pages

On keeping Turkmans in service like pages

part |2 pages

Part Two

chapter XLII|8 pages

On the subject of those who wear the veil

chapter XLVII|8 pages

On the rising of the Khurrama-dins in Isfahan