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This article is in my opinion a good basic introduction to the Zoroastrianism which predates it's main topic. However, with more 'references' it will help the beginning student understand some of the basic concepts according to ancient writers who are known.
3rd pers according Ahuna vairya Ahura Ahuramazda Amesha spentas Anquetil archangels Arian Armaiti Asuras Avesta Brahmans called ceremony chapter chief chiefly created creation creator crude form devas devils divine doctrine dual Dustoors earth evil spirits extant Fargard fire Fravashi Gathas gods grammar Greek GSthas heaven holy Homa instr invoked Iranian Izeshne Kavi king Latin living Wise Magi mainyus Mazda means middle voice mind Mithra modern Persian nouns original Parsee religion Parsees passages Pazend peculiar Pehlevi translation plural praise prayers present tense prophet recite religious Rigveda root sacred books sacrifices Sanskrit Semitic Serosh sing Soma songs soul Spiegel Sraosha syllables terminations things thou living truth Vedas Vedic Vend Vendidad verses vowel Westergaard whole word worship Yasht Yasna Yazatas Yima younger Yasna Zarathustra Spitama Zend language Zend texts Zend-Avesta Zoroaster Zoroastrian religion