Zahak

Persian - A tyrant. A form of the demon Ahzi Dahak. A prince who followed the path of corruption and developed snakes growing one from each shoulder which fed on human brains. He killed Yima or Jamshid by cutting him in half but was himself overthrown and imprisoned by Thraetona. In some accounts, called Zahak, Azhi Dahak, Azhi Dahak, Azhdak, Azhi Dahaka, Azidahaka, Bevarash, Dahak, Dahaki, Dahhak, Dhaki, Vishap, Vishapa, Zahhak, Dahak(i), Ezhdeha, Vishap(a), Zah(h)ak, Zuhak, Zohak or Zohak.

Nearby Myths