Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD Student of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Alborz Campus, Karaj, IRAN

2 Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN

3 Associated Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, IRAN


The aim of this study was to have a semi-historical look at the chivalry in Iran, that is to say the history of Iran was directly referred to, and its chivalrous approach and educational thinking in sport were achieved. The method of this study was qualitative with a historical approach; historical books of Iran were studied in four categories: identifying semantic units, initial codes, open and axial coding; finally the model - the definition of chivalry in Iran was obtained. From the historical perspective in Iran, chivalry is a collection of attributes that is a revelation of the people and a self-image in the context of the glorification of God.


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