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James Darmesteter

JAMES DARMESTETER (1849-1894) was born in France to Jewish parents and devoted his studies to the Persian religion of Zoroastrianism, asserting it was influenced by Judaism, contrary to most scholars. He was a noted translator and teacher with a passion for orientalism. F. MAX MÜLLER (1823-1900) was a German author and orientalist who lived in England most of his life. As a professor at Oxford, he combined the studies of language, culture, and religion to create the discipline of comparative...See more