Herodotus and the Persian Priests: The Histories as a Source for Iranian Religion

Published: February 19, 2020

Herodotus and the Persian Priests: The Histories as a Source for Iranian Religion Herodotus’ Histories is the most important, extant ancient Greek account on Achaemenid history. Persian priests are often mentioned as active agents in the Herodotean world, and thus the Histories seems to be a valuable source in assessing Iranian religions. While Herodotus appears…

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