The 30-day text

The intricacies of the fifth century Sih-rozag text written around 2,500 years ago comprises 33 paragraphs, 30 of which are "dedicated to the entities after whom the days of the Zoroastrian month are named,” explained author and associate professor of history Prof Enrico Raffaelli (pictured) of the University of Toronto at a talk titled, "The Sih-rozag: An Avestan prayer-text for the 30 days of the month” on December 17, 2019 at The K. R. Cama Oriental Institute (KRCOI). The remaining three paras are named after "three spirits,” Apam Napat, Haoma and Dahma Afriti, he clarified. Thirty-three was considered "an important......

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