The present paper is a study in art history and writen sources in order to prove that the winged monster commonly considered to be the Senmurv of Persian epical literature is the representation of the Royal Glory (Khwarnah).The present paper is a study in art history and writen sources in order to prove that the winged monster commonly considered to be the Senmurv of Persian epical literature is the representation of the Royal Glory (Khwarnah). The real Simurgh (Middle Persian Senmurv) was most likely a bird and his iconogrphy could be associated to rare representations of the Slavic god Simargl in ancient Russian art. As seems to be likely, the name Simargl itself is an Iranian borrowing exactly as Armenian siramarg: peacock.

Il fumo iranico della pipa di Perm

CRISTOFORETTI, Simone
2012

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The present paper is a study in art history and writen sources in order to prove that the winged monster commonly considered to be the Senmurv of Persian epical literature is the representation of the Royal Glory (Khwarnah).The present paper is a study in art history and writen sources in order to prove that the winged monster commonly considered to be the Senmurv of Persian epical literature is the representation of the Royal Glory (Khwarnah). The real Simurgh (Middle Persian Senmurv) was most likely a bird and his iconogrphy could be associated to rare representations of the Slavic god Simargl in ancient Russian art. As seems to be likely, the name Simargl itself is an Iranian borrowing exactly as Armenian siramarg: peacock.
Mvlta & Varia. Studi offerti a Maria Ferraccioli e Gianfranco Giraudo
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