عنوان مقاله [English]
The study of Shahnameh epic rituals mourning indicated that narrative fiction, reality and historical epic about the grief is overwhelming similarities and traditional customs still have remained in some parts of Iran country. This article introduced the mourning rituals in epics and has demonstrated the extent to which these customs were practiced by women. The study was preceded based on the Shahnameh as the main source .To review the rituals, Siavash's death was independently taken into concern. Since most of the mourning rituals were adopted and implemented as principles in all mourning events, following the Siavash's death. And even nowadays have been practiced so far. In this respect, before explaining the rules and principles of mourning, the Siavash's death ceremony was discussed, and then each and every ritual has been explained.