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A·ves·ta

 (ə-vĕs′tə)
n.
The body of sacred writings of the Zoroastrian religion.

[Short for Zend-Avesta.]

Avesta

(əˈvɛstə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) a collection of sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, including the Songs of Zoroaster

A•ves•ta

(əˈvɛs tə)

n.
a collection of sacred Zoroastrian writings.
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Noun1.Avesta - a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuriesAvesta - a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries
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Studien zur Pahlavi-Ubersetzung des Avesta is the thoroughly revised version of the introduction to the author's doctoral dissertation, which also entailed a new edition of the first four chapters of the Pahlavi translation of the Avestan text, the Videvdad, including commentaries and glossaries.
Second, the dependence of a number of Pahlavi texts on the Pahlavi translations of the Avesta increases their importance for Pahlavi philology.
The Avesta Sheffield AB (publ) financial year 2000 is from 1 April to 31 December 2000.