[INDOLOGY] Avesta and Rig Veda

Agnes Korn agnes.korn at cnrs.fr
Sun Oct 8 10:16:54 UTC 2023

Dear all,

ah, I found what I had in mind -- it's here: 

(also available here: 
VEDIC HINDUISM by S. W. Jamison and M. Witzel (1992)

Thanks to Arash for the other reference! I'll recommend that to my 
students as well. :-)


Le 05.10.2023 à 19:12, Arash Zeini via INDOLOGY a écrit :
> Dear Patricia,
> I don't know which similarities your friend is after, but two suggestions:
> - Witzel, Michael. 2011. Gandhāra and the formation of the Vedic and 
> Zoroastrian canons 
> <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:9887626>. In Proceedings 
> of the International Symposium. The Book. Romania. Europa. Etudes 
> euro- et afro-asiatiques. 490-532. Bucharest: Biblioteca Bucureştilor. 
> <<< Agnes, is this the article you had in mind?
> - Stausberg, Michael & Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina (eds.). 2023. /The 
> Wiley Blackwell companion to Zoroastrianism 
> <https://www.wiley.com/en-gb/The+Wiley+Blackwell+Companion+to+Zoroastrianism-p-9781119867562>/ 
> (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 
> <<< Part I will have a number of articles of interest to your friend.
> All best,
> Arash
> --
> Dr Arash Zeini
> Bahari Research Fellow
> Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies| University of Oxford
> On Thu, 5 Oct 2023 at 05:42, Patricia SAUTHOFF <sauthoff at hkbu.edu.hk> 
> wrote:
>     Dear Friends,
>     A friend who is not on the list is seeking a good book or two that
>     discusses the similarities between the Avesta and Rig Veda.
>     Might any of you have suggestions? Many thanks.
>     Patricia Sauthoff
>     司徒 雛菊
>     Assistant Professor
>     Department of History
>     Hong Kong Baptist University
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