Niẓām al-Mulk dan Kontribusinya terhadap Pemikiran Politik Islam

  • Ahmad Nur Fuad Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Ampel Surabaya
Keywords: Niẓām al-Mulk, Siyāsat-nāma, political thought


This article seeks to explore Niẓām al-Mulk’s political career and his contribution to Islamic political thought. As a prominent wazīr of two Seljuq sultans, Alp Arslan and Malikshah, Niẓām al-Mulk played an important role in running the government for almost 30 years. His adherence to Sunni theological doctrines and Shafi'i school of law has made him a defender of Sunnism against other sects like Ismailism. As a political figure and thinker, Niẓām al-Mulk regarded justice and religion as a fundamental basis for the state. In Siyāsat-nāma, he elaborates many political bodies needed to build a strong state and government, such as wazīr, qādī, tax collectors, military, and intelligent agency. It can be argued that Niẓām al-Mulk’s political thought as formulated in his work, Siyāsat-nāma (the Book of Government), is based on his political and governmental experiences, his understanding of Islamic doctrines, and Persian political traditions.


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How to Cite
FuadAhmad Nur. “Niẓām Al-Mulk Dan Kontribusinya Terhadap Pemikiran Politik Islam”. ISLAMICA: Jurnal Studi Keislaman 13, no. 1 (September 1, 2018): 139-164. Accessed November 29, 2020.