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The Zend-'Avesta'. Part I, The Vendîdâd

Author: James Darmesteter
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Sacred books of the East, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in their field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Muller, F. Max.
Zend Avesta.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Darmesteter
ISBN: 9781136864704 1136864709 9781315029245 1315029243
OCLC Number: 868979060
Notes: Originally published 1895-1910 by Curzon Press.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright; Contents; INTRODUCTION.; CHAPTER I. THE DISCOVERY OF THE ZEND-AVESTA; CHAPTER II. THE INTERPRETATION OF THE ZEND-AVESTA; CHAPTER III. THE FORMATION OF THE ZEND-AVESTA; CHAPTER IV. THE ORIGIN OF THE AVESTA RELIGION; CHAPTER V. THE VENDÎDÂD; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; TRANSLATION OF THE VENDÎDÂD.; FARGARD I. AN ENUMERATION OF SIXTEEN LANDS CREATED BY AHURA MAZDA, AND OF AS MANY PLAGUES CREATED IN OPPOSITION BY ANGRA MAINYU; FARGARD II. MYTHS OF YIMA; FARGARD III. THE EARTH; FARGARD IV. CONTRACTS AND OUTRAGES; (18). Definitions; (18-21). Menaces; (22-25). Assaults. (26-29). Blows(30-33). Wounds; (34-36). Wounds causing blood to flow; (37-39). Broken bones; (40-43). Manslaughter; (44-45). Contracts; (46, 49 [bis] -55). False oaths; (47-49). Praise of physical weal; FARGARD V; FARGARD VI; FARGARD VII; FARGARD VIII; FARGARD IX. THE NINE NIGHTS' BARASHNÛM; FARGARD X. SPELLS RECITED DURING THE PROCESS OF THE CLEANSING; FARGARD XI. SPECIAL SPELLS FOR THE CLEANSING OF THE SEVERAL OBJECTS; FARGARD XII. THE UPAMAN: HOW LONG IT LASTS FOR DIFFERENT RELATIVES; FARGARD XIII. THE DOG; I (1-7). The dog of Ormazd and the dog of Ahriman. FARGARD XIV. THE ATONEMENT FOR THE MURDER OF A WATER DOGFARGARD XV; FARGARD XVI; FARGARD XVII. HAIR AND NAILS; FARGARD XVIII; FARGARD XIX; FARGARD XX. THRITA AND THE ORIGIN OF MEDICINE; FARGARD XXI. WATERS AND LIGHT; FARGARD XXII. ANGRA MAINYU CREATES 99,999 DISEASES: AHURA MAZDA APPLIES FOR HEALING TO THE HOLY WORD AND TO AIRYAMAN; Preliminary Observations to the Yasts and Sîrôzahs; Sîrôzah I; Sîrôzah II; Preliminary Observations to the Nyâyis; THE GÂTHAS (YASNA XXVIII-XXXIV, XLIII-LI, LIII); YASNA I-XXVII, XXXV-XLII, LII, LIV-LXXII; VISPARAD I-XXIII; ÂFRÎNAGÂN I-III; GÂHS I-V. MISCELLANEOUS FRAGMENTSINDEX; Transliteration of Oriental Alphabets adopted for the Translations of the Sacred Books of the East.
Series Title: Sacred books of the East, v. 4.
Responsibility: translated by James Darmesteter.

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These three volumes contain the translated text of "The Zend Avesta". Volume One is "The Vendidad", Volume Two is "The Sirozahs, Yasts, and Nyayis", and Volume Three is entitled "The Yasna, Visparad,  Read more...

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