عنوان مقاله [English]
In this paper, we have discussed recognition location of the ancient chichast lake with attented to the myth and the story of Key-Khosrow, Kiyanid king in Avesta, and in mention to other religious and historical texts and Ferdusi shahnameh. This topic has been discussed in various aspects as battle of Key-Khosrow against Afrasiyab, mentioned traits for this lake in different texts and with attended to location of Bahman fortress and Ādur Gušnasp. In these sources, all of the places mentioned in relevance together, in this paper with study all of these mentions, we offered the Shurabil lake in Ardabil for real locality of Chichast Lake. With study of the features geographically Ardabil province and researches in this context, we attained to this result that in many aspects, the Shurabil lake of Ardabil is comparable with traits of Chichast Lake. The present study has been done in library way based on the historical and geographical sources.