Skip to main content
The Avestan Hymn to Mithra - Gershevitch, Ilya (Translated by)
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency
Browse related Subjects
+ Browse All Subjects

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 ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780521052269

Trade paperback

Select