Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose شماره 89

volume Number : 16
number In Volume : 7
issue Number : 89

Journal of the stylistic of Persian poem and prose
volume Number 16، number In Volume 7، ، issue Number 89

Explaining and analyzing the social position of women in Tabrizi's Shahanshahnameh and comparing it with Ferdowsi's Shahnameh

Hamideh Moghaddas , Hassan Ali Abbaspour (Author in Charge), Vahid Royani

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Women, as half of the human body, are considered one of the most important social components, which has been of interest for a long time. In this regard, the epic system of Ferdowsi"s Shahnameh is very important as a work emerging from Iran"s cultural, historical and social heritage. The richness of this work and its importance are so great that many epic and historical poems have been written in imitation of it. Tabrizi Shahanshahnameh is an example of these cases. Examining the category of attitude towards women and her position in these two epics not only defines the position and dignity of women in ancient Iran, but also clarifies the attitude towards women in society from Ferdowsi"s lifetime to the end of the Mongol rule. The authors try to compare the position and role of women in these two important works.

METHODOLOGY: This research was carried out by descriptive analytical method and using library studies.

FINDINGS: Although there are no negative words and phrases about women in Tabrizi"s Shahanshahnameh, the gendered view of women and the use of women for sexual desire diminishes the dignity of women in the Ilkhanid period and makes women inferior and in the area Wisdom, dedication, loyalty and rulership are assigned secondary roles for them. However, even though there are few negative verses about women in the Shahnameh, they play more important roles in the stories and have received more attention.

CONCLUSION: Women in Ferdowsi"s Shahnameh have a more suitable position than women in Shahanshahnameh.

Keyword
social status , women , Ferdowsi Shahnameh , Tabrizi Shahanshahnameh

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