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Zoroastrians : their religious beliefs and practices

Author: Mary Boyce
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zoroastrianism is of enormous importance in the history of religions. It became the state religion of the three great Iranian empires and influenced other world faiths: northern Buddhism and Judaism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Boyce
ISBN: 0415239028 9780415239028 0415239036 9780415239035
OCLC Number: 45438877
Notes: Originally published: London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979.
Description: xxv, 252 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreward to this edition --
Preface --
Glossary --
Signs and abbreviations --
The background --
Zoroaster and his teaching --
The establishment o Mazda worship --
The unrecorded centuries --
Under the Achaemenians --
Under the Seleucids and Arsacids --
Under the early Sasanians --
During the mid Sasanian period --
Under the later Sasanians --
Under the Caliphs --
Under IL-khans, rajahs, and sultans --
Under the Safavids and Mughals --
Under the Qajars and British --
In the Twentieth Century.
Series Title: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Responsibility: Mary Boyce.

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