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A Zoroastrian tapestry : art, religion & culture

Author: Pheroza Godrej; Firoza Punthakey Mistree
Publisher: Usmanpura, India : Mapin Pub. ; Wappingers' Falls, NY : Distributed in North America by Antique Collectors' Club, ©2002.
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With special reference of Zoroastrians/Parsees development in Iran and India, particularly in Mumbai.
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Zoroastrian tapestry.
Usmanpura, India : Mapin Pub. ; Wappingers' Falls, NY : Distributed in North America by Antique Collectors' Club, ©2002
(OCoLC)902503514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pheroza Godrej; Firoza Punthakey Mistree
ISBN: 1890206229 9781890206222 8185822719 9788185822716
OCLC Number: 50398316
Notes: Simultaneously published in the USA in 2002 by Grantha Corp.
Description: 762 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 34 cm
Contents: The teachings of Zoroaster --
The place and time of Zarathushtra --
Zorastrianism in ancient Imperial times --
Zoroastrianism and the Greeks --
Zorastrians in Central Asia before Islam --
Zoroastrian themes on early medieval Sogdian ossuaries --
The Parthians : defenders of the land and faith --
The contribution of the Sasanians to Zoroastrian Iran --
Zoroastrian art in Iran under the Parthians and the Sasanians --
The theme of truth in Zoroastrian mythology --
Literary treasures of the Zoroastrian priests --
Zoroastrianism and Hinduism : the Rig Veda and the Avesta --
Parsi and Hindu sacraments --
Zorastrianism and Judaism --
Zorastrianism and Christianity --
Map of Imperii Persici --
Zoroastrianism in Iran after the Arab conquest --
Mazdaean echoes in Shi'ite Iran --
Map of Persia with a part of Cabul &c. --
Modern sects with ancient roots : the Yezidis and Ahle-e Haqq of Kurdistan --
Korastrians in twentieth century Iran --
Fire temples and other sacred precincts in Iran and India --
Evolution of the. Towers of Silence and their significance --
Protecting the physical world --
The court of the lord of rituals --
Observances of the faithful --
a general account of Iranian studies --
New map of Indostan or East Indies --
Parsi arrival and early settlements in India --
Colonia trade and Parsi entrepreneurs --
A new map of Asia --
Bombay Parsis and the diaspora in the 18th and 19th centuries --
Parsi pioneers of the press (1822-1915) --
Of costumes and sets : Parsi theatre --
Parsis and the spirit of Indian Nationalism --
Entertaining the Zoroastrian way --
Jamva Chalo : the eating habits of the Parsis --
Parsi cuisine in the villages of Gujarat --
Dress of the Imerial Court --
Hues of madder, pomegranate, and saffron : traditional costumes of Yazd --
The Tanchoi and the Garo: Parsi textiles and embroidery --
Style and elegance : Parsi costumes in the 18th and 19th century --
Faces from the mists of time : Parsi portraits of western India (1750-1900) --
Zorastrians of Iran : a panorama --
Parsis of western. India : a panorama.
Responsibility: edited by Pheroza J. Godrej & Firoza Punthakey Mistree.

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