The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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oŽS Until the time of the Arab conquest of AD 641, the civilization of Iran falls into
four distinct periods: Achaemenid, Macedonian, Parthian and Sassassian. The
Achaemenids, whom the Greeks called the Persians, traced their ancestry to a ...
600 BC 550 539 525 516 490 48079 465 334 312 247 53 1.65 22.6 260 275 496
627 641 CHRONOLOGY Zoroaster preaches in northeastern Iran Cyrus founds
Achaemenid dynasty. Cyrus captures Babylon. Egypt annexed after the battle of ...
Under the inspiration of Zoroaster, the Aryan settlers of Iran ignored the local
deities and demoted a large number of their own gods to infernal rank. As a result
, Ahriman's host of demon supporters included the oldest gods and goddesses in
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