The book "Language of the Samanid Empire" by Tajik poet and scientist Hassan Sultan has been published in Tajiki, Russian and English languages.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting Ifilm2, the book "Language of the Samanid Empire" by Hasan Sultan, a Tajik poet and scientist, professor of philosophy, member of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan and academician of the Academy of Natural Sciences of the Russian Federation in Dushanbe has been published in Tajiki, Russian and English languages.
In the book "Language of the Samanid Empire", the days of Samanid rule (261-395 AH) are considered to be the clearest chapter in the political and cultural history of modern Tajikistan.
According to the author of the book, the Samanids, by respecting their mother tongue, not only revived this ancient language, but also tried to recognize the ancient customs and traditions of the ancient ancestors through a wise and far-sighted cultural policy.
It is worth mentioning that the Samanid court played the most important role in the development of the Persian language from the beginning of the fourth century AH. This court, with the support of Persian-speaking orators, encouraged them to create works of Persian poetry and prose, which gradually led it be considered as a scientific and literary language.
During this period, Persian identity was reconstructed and adapted to Islamic identity. Before that, almost all administrative and governmental writings were done in Arabic. But the Samanids wrote the Persian language in Arabic letters and established its position in the Islamic period.
The Samanids showed great interest in science and art, which eventually leading to the rise of thinkers such as Rudaki, Ferdowsi, and Avicenna.
The cultural movement of the Samanids provided a fertile ground for the growth of the Persian language and flourishing of science and literature in Khorasan.