* NES 397 / REL 397 (HA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: The Zoroastrian Tradition from Ancient Iran to Contemporary India
Sample reading list:
Skjærvø, Prods Oktor, The Spirit of Zoroastrianism
Rose, Jenny, Zoroastrianism: An Introduction
Shaked, Shaul, Dualism in Transformation: Varieties of Religion in Sasanian
Luhrman, Tanya, The Good Parsi: The Fate of a Colonial Elite in a Postcoloni
Mathur, Ashok, A Little Distillery in Nowgong
Herrenschimdt, Clarisse, "Once Upon a Time, Zoroaster"
See instructor for complete list
100-150 pages of reading per week. Students will be expected to complete a 15-20 page term paper related to a topic of their choice, to be determined in consultation with the instructor.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
This course assumes no prior knowledge of Iranian or Indian history. Some familiarity with the study of religion may be helpful, but is not necessary..
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