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    Sep 28, 2022  
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RLST189Z PO - The Origins and Influences of the Zoroastrian Tradition

When Offered: Each spring.
Instructor(s): Staff
Credit: 1

This course examines the background and beginnings of the Zoroastrian religion, then explores its development during the three great Iranian Empires: Ancient Persian, Parthian, and Sasanian; and its relationship with neighboring religions, including Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Manichaeism, Christianity and Islam. The course concludes with a focus on the forms and function of the religion in Iran, India, and diaspora, and its impact upon some of the great European literati, including Voltaire, Mozart and Nietzsche.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3



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