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For centuries, the city of Samarkand was one of the most important and progressive Iranian-Islamic cities throughout the eastern lands of the Islamic Caliphate. This city reached its peak of prosperity, especially in the Samanid period. But Samarkand, like the Samanid period, has been researched mainly for its political and cultural importance. Therefore, despite the economic importance of Samarkand and the Samani period in the history of Islamic Iran, they had more importance in political and cultural fields.
Therefore, in this research, it has been tried to analyze the economic importance of this city in the Samanid period based on a descriptive-analytical method. Based on this, the main question of the article is what are the main factors that led to the economic prosperity of Samarkand in the Samanid period?
And what fields did this boom have? According to the research findings, a combination of natural, geographical and socio-political factors provided the necessary grounds for economic prosperity in Samarkand during the Samanid period. This prosperity also mainly covered fields such as the agricultural economy, trade and commerce, the slave trade, and the paper industry.