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The Wisdom of the Sasanian Sages (Denkard VI) Persian Heritage Series Number 34
Shaked P
Westview Press Inc. U.S. 1979
in8. Relié. 384 pages
isbn-10: 0-89158-376-9
isbn-13: 978-0-89158-376-9
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NomThe Wisdom of the Sasanian Sages (Denkard VI) Persian Heritage Series Number 34
AuteurShaked P
EditeurWestview Press Inc. U.S
Date d'édition1979
Taillein8
ReliureRelié
Nombre de Pages384
Nombre total de volumes1
Etat généralEtat correct
Détail de l'étatTranche salie. bon état
ISBN9780891583769

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BON ETAT MAIS TRANCHE SALIE - Classic scholarly text presents an annotated translation of Book VI of the Denkard (Acts of Religion) an important Zorastrian work in Middle Persian together with a transcribed edition of its text. The Denkard is a large compendium of varied material totaling roughly 169 000 words focusing on a defense of the Mazdeyansian faith and an exposition of its doctrines tenets and lore. It describes the dogma traditions customs history legends and literature of the Zoroastrians as known to its chief author Adurbad-i Emetan a high priest in Persia during the ninth century. Book VI contains the largest collection of Zoroastrian moral maxims and precepts and is the fullest exposition of the ethical wisdom of Zoroastrian Iran in late Sasanian times. Includes a commentary glossary and index of Pahlavi words index of words in other languages index of Pahlavi passages quoted