Legend of the Simurgh

In the ancient Iranian myths, the Simurgh is a prophetic bird that nests on the Tree of Knowledge. The bird has huge wings, paws of a dog and fish scales. It dominates both in the sky, on land and in water. The legend of the Simurgh tells that a bird, flying over the mountains,...
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the legend of arash the archer

Myth about Arash the Archer and Tiregan Festival

In ancient Iranian mythology, Arash was a mighty archer. He lived in those days when the army of the Iranian king Manuchehr were defeated in Mazenderan by the king Turan Afrasiab. The Iranian king wanted to protect the country from the Turanians and made an agreement with...
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