The relief of kosro Parviz in Tage Bostan

Document Type : Research Article



Sussanian sovereign usually created beautiful green garden around great cities and natural favorable places. These green and flourished gardens were called "Paradis". "Tagh Bostan" is one of these Sassanians Paradis. The relief of kosro Parviz was located in great portico of Tagh Bostan. In this relief, kosro coronets from Ahura mazda and Anahita (Gods of ancient Iran). Thus, kosro Parviz revived the tradition of coronation from Gods which was forgotten for more than two centuries. In this way, kosro Parviz established his monarchy and indicated his honor toward Gods, symbolically. This case hade no precedence in other Sassanians relieves.