Faramarz (Persian: فرامرز)[1] is an Iranian legendary hero (pahlavan) in Ferdowsi's Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"). He was son of Rostam and at last killed by Kay Bahman.

Kay Bahman's attack to Sistan and defeat Faramarz in the book Jami al-tawarikh, written by Hafiz-i Abru. (This book is held in Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The book Faramarz-nama, written about a hundred years after Shahnameh, is about Faramarz and his wars. Also he is mentioned in other ancient books like Borzu Nama.[2]

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  1. ^ Khaleghi-Motlagh, Djalal. "FARĀMARZ". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Faramarz nama, a great book after Shahnameh". ibna. 27 November 2008. Retrieved 14 May 2015.