The Sanskrit Yasna Manuscript S1

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The manuscript S1 is one of the chief witnesses to the Sanskrit Yasna, containing the Avestan text of the Zoroastrian Yasna liturgy to chapter 46.19, together with a Sanskrit translation and commentary. This book contains the complete, full-colour set of facsimile images of S1.
An introduction by Leon Goldman provides an overview of the Zoroastrian Sanskrit tradition together with a discussion of the S1 manuscript covering its physical appearance, its age and history, and for the first time, a detailed palaeographic analysis of the Avestan and Sanskrit text.

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Leon Goldman, Ph.D. (2012), SOAS, University of London, is a Postdoctoral Researcher at that university. His publications include the monograph Rašn Yašt: The Avestan Hymn to ‘Justice’ (Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2015).
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Abbreviations

1 Introduction

2 The Parsi Sanskrit Tradition

3 Physical Description

4 Age and History

5 Palaeography
 5.1 Avestan Palaeography
 5.2 Sanskrit Palaeography

6 Pahlavi Text

7 Range of Extant Text

8 Note to the Facsimile Images

9 Facsimile Images
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Those interested in the Zoroastrian religion, and the Avestan and Sanskrit languages.
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