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A History of Zoroastrianism. Volume One The Early Period.

By: Boyce, Mary

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leiden/Koln, E.J. Brill: 1975

Seller ID: 9825

ISBN: 9004043195

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 347 pp. Bibliography, index. In English. Pale green card covers have normal light wear, library stickers at bottom spine, removed library sticker scar on front cover, interior has numerous library stamps, cover pulling away from book block and has been reguled, title page has small stain at top gutter, otherwise clean and unmarked. This is Vol. I only of the 3 volume set. ; Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Erste Abteilung. VIII. Band, 1. Abschnitt, Lieferung 2; Ex-Library; 363 pages View more info

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A History of Zoroastrianism. Volume Two Under the Achaemenians

By: Boyce, Mary

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Leiden/Koln, E.J. Brill: 1982

Seller ID: 9826

ISBN: 9004065067

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xvi, 306 pp. Bibliography, index. Green card covers have library spine sticker at bottom spine, remains of sticker removed from top front. Interior has normal library marks, otherwise clean and nice. Good copy. This is Vol. II of the series. ; Handbuch Der Orientalistik Erste Abteilung. VIII Band, 1. Abschnitt, Lieferung 2; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages View more info

The Avestan Hymn to Mithra With an introduction, translation and commentary

By: Gershevitch, Ilya

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9829

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xv, 357 pp. Critcal apparatus, addenda, indexes. Text in Avestan, with translation and all else in English. Dark green hard cover with gilt is bright and clean. The interior appears to be a high quality reprint/copy made from a library copy in the Middle East. Print is clear and easy to read. Library mark on title page, occasional light marginalia throughout. The Avestan Hymn to Mithra, written in the fifth century BC, is the one extensive, ancient literary record of the attributes, companions and cult of the Iranian god whose worship spread, five or six centuries later, as far as Britain. ... View more info

The Divine Verdict A study of divine judgement in the ancient religions

By: Griffiths, J. Gwyn

Price: $199.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1991

Seller ID: 8361

ISBN: 9004092315

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xviii, 410pp. References, index. Book has brown cloth hardcover with gold text on front cover and spine. Slight marks on covers remains of library stickers, slight bumping to head and tail, corners are slightly bent. Ex-library with bookplate, stamps, marginalia, underlining, pocket on back pastedown, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; Studies in the History of Religions; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 428 pages View more info

Pahlavi Texts (Volume 1) The Bundahis, Bahman Yast, and Shayast La-Shayast

By: West, Edward William, editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 9831

ISBN: 1108054293

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


lxxiv, 438 pp. Errata, index. In English. Glossy cream and red card covers are clean, bit of shelf wear, interior clean and unmarked. Nice copy. Published between 1880 and 1897 as part of Max Müller's Sacred Books of the East series, this five-volume translation of Pahlavi texts (of which this is Vol. I only) was the work of Edward William West (1824–1905). Largely self-taught, West developed his knowledge of ancient oriental languages in India, where he worked as a civil engineer. After returning to Europe, West focused on the study of sacred Zoroastrian texts and prepared these transl... View more info

Pahlavi Texts (Volume 5) Marvels of Zoroastrianism

By: West, Edward William, editor

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cambrdige, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 9832

ISBN: 1108054331

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xlviii186 pp. Index, erratum. In English. Glossy cream and red card covers are clean, just a bit of shelf wear, interiors are clean and nice. Good copy. Published between 1880 and 1897 as part of Max Müller's Sacred Books of the East series, this five-volume translation of Pahlavi texts (of which this is Vol. 5 only) was the work of Edward William West (1824–1905). Largely self-taught, West developed his knowledge of ancient oriental languages in India, where he worked as a civil engineer. After returning to Europe, West focused on the study of sacred Zoroastrian texts and prepared thes... View more info