Analysis and Consideration of Sociological Effect in Sasanian Period and its Relation with Symbolic Motifs in Sasanian art

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Archeology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Archeology, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Since the Sassanid era, many reliefs and seals have left and by reviewing their designs, the mythical and religious attitudes of those people can be understood. The purpose of this article is to decode and interpret the symbolic paintings and to review and study the myths, concepts, and religious rituals of this period. The question is that what the divine and human origin of the symbolic paintings and myths on reliefs, and seals over the Sasanian period is? In this regard, historical and archaeological evidences have been matched with each other, and checked using a technique called "Iconology". The result is that the powerful influence of mythical and religious attitudes of Zoroastrianism religion can be observed in divine and human symbolic paintings and myths in this period.


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