عنوان مقاله [English]
Communities’worldview has an important role in shaping arts. Exploring the evolution of the
Persian art and architecture indicates that, in different periods, despitethe changeof aesthetic
and expression, there have relatively been some similar meanings in different forms of art. On
the words, in different forms of art, expression might be changed but a unique meaning would
In this research it is assumed that the roots of these semblances are in philosophical theories
that have been dominant in the society.Art can be inspired by different theories, symbolism in
Persian Mythological and mystical texts, andultimately leads to the creation of a special
aesthetic expression that could create a similar meaning in different kinds of forms.
The results of this research indicate that there has been an obvious connection between the
Persian art and architecture and philosophy. InSafavids, the combination of various
philosophical schools led to the creation of one of the most glorious periods of the Persian art
and architecture.Thebelief in the sanctity of the symbols of fertilitythat are visible in the
historical Iranian thoughtsas well as in various forms of art such as Anahita and tree of
lifehave been replaced with waterfront and domes in the Safavids architecture. In all these
shapes, a similar meaning would be visible.