Sacred Books of the East/Volume 5

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PAHLAVI TEXTS



TRANSLATED BY

E.W.West




PART I

THE BUNDAHIS, BAHMAN YAST, AND SHÂYAST LÂ-SHÂYAST




Oxford
AT THE CLARENDON PRESS
1880

[All rights reserved]

CONTENTS.


INTRODUCTION.
PAGE
1.
The Parsi Scriptures
ix
2.
The Pahlavi Language and Literature
xi
3.
The Bundahis
xxii
4.
The Selections of Zâd-sparam
xlvi
5.
The Bahman Yast
l
6.
The Shâyast lâ-shâyast
lix
7.
Concluding Remarks
lxvii


TRANSLATIONS.
Bundahis
1
Selections of Zâd-sparam
153
Bahman Yast
189
Shâyast lâ-shâyast
237
Index
407
Errata
434

Transliteration of Oriental Alphabets adopted for the Translations of the Sacred Books of the East
435