Spirit of Wisdom: Essays in Memory of Ahmad Tafazzoli

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568591469
  • Publisher: Mazda Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Pages: 235

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Bibliography of Ahmad Tafazzoli
Ch. 1 On the Mazdeans and the Mu'tazilah 1
Ch. 2 Persian Manuscript Facsimiles 13
Ch. 3 The Demon of Wrath and the Ayadgar i Zareran 24
Ch. 4 Payman 32
Ch. 5 Personal names ending in [actual symbol not reproducible] in the Sahnama 43
Ch. 6 Incorporation of Medieval Science into Zoroastrian Scripture and Exegesis: Some Evidence from Denkard Book 4 58
Ch. 7 A Historical Episode in the Zoroastrian Apocalyptic Tradition: The Romans, the Abbasids, and the Khorramdens 64
Ch. 8 Darius the Liar and Shapur the Heritor 77
Ch. 9 Arda Wiraz Namag: Some Critical Remarks 83
Ch. 10 On the Title of the Sasanid General Bahram 99
Ch. 11 On the Source of the story of Bizhan and Manizha 103
Ch. 12 Kusnama 113
Ch. 13 Wall as A System of Frontier Defense during the Sasanid Period 145
Ch. 14 Shahnama Editions and Textual Scholarship 160
Ch. 15 Two Zoroastrian Nerangs and the Invocation to the Stars and the Planets 196
Ch. 16 The Magi in the Derveni Papyrus 219
Ch. 17 Did Gostasp Marry His Sister? 232
Ch. 18 Iranian Notes 238
Ch. 19 Sogdian "wzyy 244
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