Stories from the Shahnameh

The Shahnameh contains the accounts of more than 50 Kings and Queens of Ancient Iran spanning over a period of thousands of years. The stories of the lives and exploits of the kings, queens, priests and warriors are very awe inspiring, motivating and full of lessons for life which were, are, and will always be relevant.

There are all types of stories, like – heroic stories, romantic stories, tragic stories, moral stories and stories of human frailties. Here we give you some of the best known and most loved stories from the Shahnameh.