Document Type : Original Research Paper


Department of Geology, Islamic Azad University, Shahrud, Iran.


Shadyakh, commonly deemed as the headquarters of NeishabourCity, has so far endured such various events as war, earthquake, and other natural disasters. What has been revealed through recent archeological excavations convincingly depicts a brilliant scientific, cultural, and political manifestation of this city in a glorious epoch between 9th to 12th centuries, which must have continued till 1205. Notwithstanding, owing to an unanticipated occurrence, the city was thoroughly devastated. The history of devastating events along with archeological evidence discovered recently indicates that the annihilation of Shadyakh has been an upshot of Genghis Khan's holocaust.



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