Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Awestisches Elementarbuch (Indogermanische Bibliothek, 1. Reihe: Grammatiken, Fünfter Band)

Heidelberg: Carl Winter's Universitätsbuchhandlung, 1909. Hardcover. 8vo. xxiv, 516 pp. Blue cloth. German work on the grammar, vocabulary etc. of the language known as Avestan, which is an Eastern Iranian language, once used to compose the sacred hymns and canon of the Zoroastrian Avesta (the primary collection of sacred texts of Zoroastrianism.) Part of the Indo-Iranian Language group which includes the Indian languages such as Sanskrit. The Indo-Iranian language group is the biggest branch of the Indo-European language family. Along with Old Persian, Avestan is one of the two oldest Iranian languages of which there is evidence. It is also one of two major dialects spoken today by modern Kurds in Iran and Iraq. Some scuffing to boards, hinges starting, otherwise book is in good condition. g. Item #18204

Price: $140.00

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