By Touraj Daryaee
Booklet by way of
Read or Download Šahrestānīhā ī Ērānšahr: A Middle Persian Text on Late Antique Geography, Epic, and History : With English and Persian Translations and Commentary (Bibliotheca Iranica: Intellectual Traditions Series) PDF
Similar ancient civilizations books
Those essays have been initially meant for presentation to Professor Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough at the social gathering of his seventy-fifth birthday. ahead of his dying, in March, 1965, he knew of our plans for this quantity and was once gladdened by way of them . . . The editor hopes that those papers, lots of which fruitfully make the most of Goodenough's scholarship, could give a contribution to the serious dialogue of a few difficulties of outrage to him in the course of his lifetime.
Evidences and commonalities explored from historic guy world wide! - Why constructions echoing the Tower of Babel were recreated on virtually each continent and significant tradition - What artifacts and archaeology, know-how and innovation, fairly display concerning the starting place of mankind - Why many biblical symbols (rainbows, human sacrifice, mountains, the Son/ sunlight worship) have been, and remain, distorted in pagan non secular practices - What the old list unearths approximately Satan’s “counterfeit” of God’s plan for humanity world wide there are related findings of historical religions, towns and towers, global go back and forth, complicated astronomy, and civilized executive.
When you want PDF
Who has no longer noticeable an image of the nice Pyramid of Egypt, significant in measurement yet deceptively uncomplicated fit, and never questioned how that form was firm? beginning within the past due eighteenth century, 11 major theories have been proposed to give an explanation for the form of the nice Pyramid. even if a few of these theories are popular, there hasn't ever been a close exam in their origins and dissemination. 20 years of study utilizing unique and difficult-to-obtain resource fabric has allowed Roger Herz-Fischler to piece jointly the fascinating tale of those theories. Archaeological proof and historic Egyptian mathematical texts are mentioned so one can position the theories of their right ancient context. The theories themselves are tested, now not as summary mathematical discourses, yet as writings by way of person authors, either popular and vague, who have been prompted by way of the highbrow and social weather in their time. between effects mentioned are the shut hyperlinks of a few of the pyramid theories with different theories, corresponding to the speculation of evolution, in addition to the connection among the pyramid theories and the fight opposed to the creation of the metric process. Of distinct be aware is the bankruptcy studying how a few theories unfold while others have been rejected. This ebook has been written to be available to a large viewers, but 4 appendixes, distinct endnotes and an exhaustive bibliography supply experts with the references anticipated in a scholarly paintings.
Additional info for Šahrestānīhā ī Ērānšahr: A Middle Persian Text on Late Antique Geography, Epic, and History : With English and Persian Translations and Commentary (Bibliotheca Iranica: Intellectual Traditions Series)
At the end of the story unifi cation is attained (Ch. /raman burdarlh iiwurd "After then when Honnizd came to rulership, all of eriin-sahr again was brought under a single-ruler (ew-xwaday) and the independent rulers (sar-xwadayiin) of each region brought obedience to Honnizd" (Daryaee 1995; 151). -gokan: "detail" Markwart and Nyberg read the word as dogiin "doubly," because they thought that the name of the cities were mentioned twice, once in the beginning, in a summary enumeration, and then a second time, in the special exposition.
E, brilliant or beautifbl Balx (F�a 'II Balx 1970; 28), while MoqaddasT states that in the ancient books, Balx was called brilliant (MoqadasT 1361; 439). In Persian literature in general, Balx has the epitheth of bamz "bril liant," (Farhang Anandraj 1335). This may be an error by the scribe in our text, where he mistakenly wrote the initial letter bet as nUn (Zarshenas 1376; 7). -Nawazag: "Nawazag" TIlls is a town in Balx which appears to have been the border between Iran and TUran. The next section (9) demonstrates why Spandyad's lance made the mark for the boundary.
KTya was the first person to notice illyiin. Based on GardTzT's account one this and suggest the reading haft can suggest that the eighth person to be omitted from the passage is not AZ-i Dahag as Markwart believed, but Kay Husraw (KIya 1 975; 472-473). 1 954; 48-49; This may mean that each of the kings had a separate residence. 7) -Frasiyak: "Frasiyak" (Avestan) Frcn;rasiian; written several ways inMiddle Persian (as well as in this text): Frasfyab; Frasiyak; (pazand) Frasya; and (New Persian) Ajrasiyab.