Muzdakia and its intellectual and doctrinal effect on the Sassanid community

Abstract

This study tackles the Mazdaki and its intellectual and doctrinal effect on the Sassanid society, due to the importance of its revolution which led to great changes in the Sassanid society by the thoughts and doctrines which it came with that were the starting point of the socialist doctrine. The aim of Mazdak was to spread justice and equality among the poor people and the deprived ones. Mazdak was able to gain the support of king Qbadh I and the common people for his philosophy and doctrine which were suitable for the needs of the society back then. This study concentrates on reading the social status of the Mazdak state when Mazdak came along with his intellectual roots of his theory and the regulations and doctrines which he believed in. in addition, the reasons for his fall and death were mentioned. The study is conducted by the aid of a group of Arabic and translated references.