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Dehghan A, Mohammadi D. The Upheavals of Phoenix Mythology in Transition from epic to Mysticism (based on Firdausi's SHahnameh and Attar’s Mantegotteyr). عرفانیات در ادب فارسی 2012; 3 (10) :51-66
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Long time ago, to satisfy his extravagant nature the, visionary man reacted myths which, not only became sturdy and flourished in literature, but also helped to enrich literature.  Phoenix is one of the great mythological elements that has been present and played its role in literature arena, in particular in epic and mysticism. Here, two questions need to be answered :Did phoenix appear for the first time in epic or mysticism? What are the essential differences of phoenix existence dimensions in two literary forms? The answer to these questions will help to justify the role-playing manifestations of the myth and mysticism as an indicator elements in Persian literature mythology. Undoubtedly, phoenix had appeared in epic and then shifted to mysticism. The mythical character has slightly been changed. This article tries to present a brief definition of phoenix and the most important changes in its character from epic to mysticism based on the two mentioned literary masterpieces.

Keywords: myth, phoenix, epic, mysticism
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/07/2 | Accepted: 2016/07/2 | Published: 2016/07/2

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