Zoroastrianism (Coll. Articles) 2 v. set A Collection of Articles from the Encyclopædia Iranica

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Zoroastrian theology, cosmology and cosmogony, history of the faith, its rituals and ceremonies, Avestan and Middle Persian texts, festivals such as Nowruz, Mehregan and Sada, and a host of other topics, hitherto dispersed amidst other entries in their alphabetical sequence in the Encyclopædia Iranica, are gathered together here under one cover. The volume enables the readers to chart their way through complex traditions and debates throughout history, and brings into focus the interdependence of these pioneering contributions. As a thought-provoking and authoritative work of reference, it is a testimony to the fine scholarship and remarkable erudition of its contributors, scholars who have been foremost in ensuring that the Encyclopædia Iranica maintains its high reputation for authoritative comprehensiveness and pioneering research.Dr. Mahnaz Moazami is an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University. She has written extensively on aspects of Zoroastrian tradition during the Sasanian period and is the author of Wrestling with the Demons of the Pahlavi WidÄ"wdÄd, published by Brill in 2014. Bookseller Inventory #

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Zoroastrian theology, cosmology and cosmogony, history of the faith, its rituals and ceremonies, Avestan and Middle Persian texts, festivals such as Nowruz, Mehregan and Sada, and a host of other topics, hitherto dispersed amidst other entries in their alphabetical sequence in the Encyclopædia Iranica, are gathered together here under one cover. The volume enables the readers to chart their way through complex traditions and debates throughout history, and brings into focus the interdependence of these pioneering contributions. As a thought-provoking and authoritative work of reference, it is a testimony to the fine scholarship and remarkable erudition of its contributors, scholars who have been foremost in ensuring that the Encyclopædia Iranica maintains its high reputation for authoritative comprehensiveness and pioneering research.

Dr. Mahnaz Moazami is an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University. She has written extensively on aspects of Zoroastrian tradition during the Sasanian period and is the author of Wrestling with the Demons of the Pahlavi WidÄ"wdÄd, published by Brill in 2014.

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