Anahita
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements A Note on Transcriptions Abbreviations Introduction Chapter One: Goddesses in the Ancient World Chapter Two: Indo-European Water Goddesses Chapter Three: Areduui Sura Anahita in the Avesta Chapter Four: Other Iranian Goddesses: Comparisons with Anahita Chapter Five: Anahita: A Composite Goddess Chapter Six: Anahita in the Historical Period Chapter Seven: Anahita in the Pahlavi Texts Chapter Eight: Traces of Anahita in Islamic Iran Conclusion Bibliography Index

Promotional Information

The first in-depth study of Anahita, the most important Iranian deity

About the Author

Manya Saadi-nejad is an affiliate Assistant Professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. A specialist in Iranian and Comparative Mythology, she has published in the journals Iranian Studies and the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture. She is also a practicing artist, trained in both classical Persian and contemporary styles, and her work has been exhibited internationally. She received her PhD in Iranian Studies from The Free University of Berlin, Germany.

Reviews

Anahita stands as one of the most important and compelling deities of the ancient Iranian pantheon, yet her mythology, ritual worship, and legacy has been understudied, especially in English-language scholarship. Manya Saadi-nejad's study of the ancient water goddess draws together key texts and images to enlighten our understanding of a cosmically significant deity. -- Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, Cardiff University, UK

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Anahita: A History and Reception of the Iranian Water Goddess on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top