Media, Babylon and Persia

Media, Babylon and Persia

Author: Zenaide A. 1835-1924 Ragozin

Publisher: Nabu Press

ISBN: 1293715468

Category:

Page: 504

View: 251

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Story of Media, Babylon and Persia; Including a Study of the Zend-Avesta Or Religion of Zoroaster; from the Fall of Nineveh to the Persian War, (C

The Story of Media, Babylon and Persia; Including a Study of the Zend-Avesta Or Religion of Zoroaster; from the Fall of Nineveh to the Persian War, (C

Author: Zenaide Alexeievna Ragozin

Publisher: Theclassics.Us

ISBN: 1230279318

Category:

Page: 110

View: 840

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... Aahmes, see Amasis. Ab-Karkha, ancient Choaspes, river, 334. Achaeans, an early Greek nation, of Pelasgic stock, 202, 203. Aderbeidjan, see Atropatene. Adilyas, a group of Aryan deities, 41. Ai'shma-Daiva, first of Dacvas, 93; see Asmodeus. Agamtunu, see Agbatana. Agbatana (modern Hamadan), capital of Media, 262; palace and citadel of, 263-266. Ahasuerus, Hebrew name of Xerxes, 404. Ahi. the Aryan Cloud-Serpent,47. Ahriman, see Angra-Mainyu. Ahuna-Vairya (Tarsi Honover), the most sacred and potent text. 86; its power over the fiends, 87. A Aura-Mazda, the supreme god of Eran, meaning of the name, 61: originally a sky-god, 61, 62; his connection with Mithra, 62, 63; the chief of the Amesha- Spentas, 75; their creator, 77. Airydna-Vaeja, DEGREES the primeval home of the Aryas, 37. Aji-Dahaka (same as Aji), 88. Aji, the Fiend-Serpent, 80; see Ahi. Akhxmenes (Hakhamanish), prince of the Pasargadae, the founder of the Persian heredi- tary monarchy, 279, 286. Akhaemenidse, name of the dynasty founded by Akhaemenes, 279; genealogical table of the, 287. Ako-mand, "Worst Mind," op- posed to Vohu-mano. 103. Alarodians, supplanted by Aryans in Urartu, 187. Alexander the Great of Mace- don burns down Persepolis, 27. Alborj, see Hara-Berezaiti. Allegory, as different from myth, 72. Alyattes. king of Lydia, aggran- dizes Lydia, 219; his war with Media, 220; makes peace with Kyaxaies and marries his daugh- ter to Kyaxares' son Astyages, 221; the greatest of the Mer- mnadae, 306. Amardians, or Mardians, one of the nomadic Persian tribes, I probably un-Aryan, 278. 1 Amasis (Aahmes) dethrones Hophra and usurps the crown of Egypt, 307; his liberal poli- cy obnoxious to the Egyptians, 347. 348; prepares against a Persian invasion under Kam- byses, 348, 349....