What is a Manticore? The Persian Legendary Creature

What is a Manticore - Persian Mythology

The manticore is a legendary creature from Persian and Greek mythology that is depicted as a mixture of many different animals, most commonly with the body of a lion and the head of a man. In this respect, it is often compared with the sphinx of Egyptian mythology.  MORE LIKE THIS: Itsumade: The tale of … Read more

What is Chamrosh? Persian Mythology’s Mythical Bird

Chamrosh - Persian Mythology

In Persian mythology there is a strange bird-like creature that dwells atop the Alborz mountain range in northern Iran.  Little is known about this creature, but Persian legend describes the bird as a cousin of the legendary Simurgh. But what else do we know about the Chamrosh? Read on to find out more.  Related: Who … Read more

5 Scary Creatures in Persian Mythology

Scary Persian Mythology monsters

Persian mythology is rich with weird and wonderful creatures and monsters. Some of them, however, have a malevolent nature.  Here are 5 of the scariest creatures from Persian mythology.  RELATED: 5 terrifying female monsters from Greek mythology What are the scariest creatures in Persian mythology? 5. The Manticore The manticore is a ferocious creature whose … Read more