Persian Myths

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Trustees of the British Museum, 1993 - Mythology, Iranian - 80 pages
The traditional tales and stories of ancient Iran describe confrontations between good and evil, the victories of the gods and the exploits of heroes and fabulous supernatural creatures such as the magical bird Simurgh and the div or demons.

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Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis is Curator of Islamic and Iranian Coins at the British Museum. Sarah Stewart is Deputy Director of the London Middle East Institute at SOAS and teaches Zoroastrianism in the Department of Religions at SOAS.

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