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The Avestan Hymn to Mithra - Gershevitch, Ilya (Translated by)
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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. Dr Gershevitch here reproduces Geldner's text and critical apparatus of the Hymn, adding his own introduction, translation and commentary. The introduction offers an orientation on the main problems concerning Mithra: how the god came to be included in the Zoroastrian religious system, his ...

The Avestan Hymn to Mithra 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521052269

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