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The present article is an analysis of the formation and evolution of the city of Songhor in Islamic times. This research is descriptive-analytical in terms of purpose and method. And to collect the required data and information, library-documentary studies and field visits (observation, testing and interviewing) were used. Among the archaeological evidence and historical documents examined in this study include: pottery, gravestones of medieval Islamic times, religious and non-religious architecture, and springs and sanctuaries. Its field data is recorded and classified by time period. Reading and reviewing historical and archeological information related to the city of Songhor reveals the cultural and historical identity of the city during the Islamic period. The results show that Songhor city is based on fundamental elements such as: the mosque, government building, monuments, traditional market, neighborhoods and city fence which during Islamic history are related to specific hierarchy in relation to social, economic needs. Religious, political and city fix
they did. The presence of these elements in the city has made historical references to the city of Songhor with the names such as "Velayat and Fence", "Mahal", "Alkai" and "Qasaba".
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Geography and Urban Planning
Received: 2019/05/11 | Accepted: 2019/10/20

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