عنوان مقاله [English]
The official historiography as the governmental narrative is one of the oldest types of historiography which has continued up to now. The important question of this article is explaining identity, characters and credibility of the official historiography. Also this article attempts to use critical analyzing in order to explain the method of the official historiography, its subjects, addressees, characteristics, goals and relation with power. Mentioning weakness points of official historiography, This article concludes that this type of sources could not reflect the realities, because of their special partialities. As a result they should be used in comparison with other sources, in order to offer a better knowledge.