Title: Gifts to a Magus: Indo-Iranian Studies ...
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Book Condition: New
Consists of articles by scholars of Zoroastrian, Iranian, Parsi, and Jewish studies. In this book, the topics covered range from the prophet Zarathushtra (Zoroaster) and the ancient Indo-Iranians to the modern Zoroastrians and Jews of Iran and India. Editor(s): Choksy, Jamsheed K.; Dubeansky, Jennifer. Series: Toronto Studies in Religion. Num Pages: 342 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HRAB; HRKN1; JFSR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 232 x 26. Weight in Grams: 672. . 2012. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781433120510
Synopsis: This fascinating volume consists of articles by world-renowned scholars of Zoroastrian, Iranian, Parsi, and Jewish studies. The topics covered range from the prophet Zarathushtra (Zoroaster) and the ancient Indo-Iranians to the modern Zoroastrians and Jews of Iran and India. Insightful descriptions of divinities and demons, priests and laity will capture the attention of readers as will absorbing discussions of good and evil, rituals and documents, and of communities past and present.
About the Author:
Jamsheed K. Choksy received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is Professor of Iranian Studies, Professor of History, and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University. Choksy was nominated by the U.S. president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a member of the National Council on the Humanities.
Jennifer Dubeansky received her B.A. and her M.A. from Indiana University. She is currently a double Ph.D. candidate in Central Eurasian studies and in religious studies at Indiana University. Her research focuses on ancient Iran and Central Asia and on the religions, archeology, numismatics, and history of those regions.
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