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Inaugural Lecture of Zartoshty Professor Almut Hintze: Change and Continuity in the Zoroastrian Tradition

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Almut Hintze
Zartoshty Professor Almut Hintze

Date: 22 February 2012Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 22 February 2012Time: 8:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Inaugural Lecture

This lecture discusses archaic and innovative features of Zoroastrian religious belief and practice and engages in the current scholarly debate on the growth of the Zoroastrian tradition. Almut Hintze is Zartoshty Professor of Zoroastrianism at SOAS. Holding degrees from the universities of Heidelberg, Oxford, Erlangen and Berlin, her field is Zoroastrian literature and religion. Her major publications include a study of the semantics of words for ‘reward’ in Vedic and Avestan (2000) and commentaries and annotated editions of Zoroastrian texts, including the Avestan Zamyād Yašt (1994) and the Yasna Haptanghaiti (2007).

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Inaugural Lecture of Zartoshty Professor Almut Hintze: Change and Continuity in the Zoroastrian Tradition

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