Zaraθuštrōtǝma: Zoroastrian and Iranian Studies in Honour of Philip Kreyenbroek

Farridnejad, Shervin (ed.). 2020. Zaraθuštrōtǝma: Zoroastrian and Iranian studies in honour of Philip G. Kreyenbroek (Ancient Iran Series 10). Irvine: Jordan Center for Persian Studies.

This Festschrift is a collection of articles dedicated to one of the most distinguished scholars of Iranian Studies and a most prolific teacher of Zoroastrian and Kurdish literatures and religions, Philip G. Kreyenbroek. The volume consists of thirteen contributions, brings together some of the best-known experts in their fields to reflect the love and admiration of his students, colleagues and friends and are representative of some of his wide-ranging scholarly interests, including Zoroastrian literature and rituals as well as Iranian philology and mythology.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo: “Manuscripts of the Zoroastrian short liturgies at the K. R. Cama Oriental Institute”
  • David B. Buyaner: “On the Etymology of the Old Iranian Term for “Iron””
  • Alberto Cantera: “Avestan Texts in Context: Fragments Westergaard 6 and 7 and the Paragṇā”
  • Touraj Daryaee: “The Serpentine Man in Iranian Myth”
  • Shervin Farridnejad: “Zoroastrian Pilgrimage Songs and Ziyārat-nāmes (“Visitation Supplications”). Zoroastrian Literature in New Persian II”
  • Ramiyar P. Karanjia: “Religious and Community Issues Addressed in the Early Twentieth Century by the Athornan Mandal, a Trust for Priests”
  • Jean Kellens: “What is a ratu sarəδa?”
  • Götz König: “Studies on the History of Rationality in Ancient Iran III: Philosophy of Nature”
  • Firoze M. Kotwal: “Gãthũ Bhārvā nī Kriyā – The Ritual of Preserving a Burning Knotted Billet Beneath the Fire-Ash”
  • Maria Macuch: “Descent in Frēdōn’s Line: An Epic Narrative in the Light of Zoroastrian Law “
  • Antonio Panaino: “The Corpus of the Yašts and their Pahlavi Translations: Considering a Textual Lacuna”
  • Ludwig Paul & Jonas Elbers: “Caspian Calendar Names and their Etymologies”
  • Jenny Rose: “Mithra and Mercurius: Two Pictures of Divine Agency in the Death of Julian”