نوع مقاله : علمی-پژوهشی
استادیار گروه زبان و ادبیات فارسی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد اهر
The letter writing, which is the most ancient techniques of writing
prose and order, and sometimes of mixed poetry and prose, is seen on the Persian language. Letter writing in the footsteps of a long history goes back to the Achaemenid Empire era. The oldest traces of letter writing to the Pahlavi language is the small paper “Letter Writing Regulations” and “Tannasor” is the most important surviving texts from the era of Sassanid Ardashir. Iranian court writers do not showed considerable interest to the letter writing technique. These letters was written in Pahlavi language until 78 AH, then, initially the language turned to Arabic and afterwards the Persian became the dominant media gradually. This paper tries to separate these periods and to name famous teachers of each period. Also, the background of letter writing in Iran from pre-Islamic period up to the beginning of sixth century was examined in descriptive form.