One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The Zoroastrian sacred writings, comprising the Avesta (the text) and Zend (the commentary).
- ‘Its first mention in this context is in the Zoroastrian Zend-Avesta.’
- ‘Zoroaster's teachings were very peaceful and were collected in a book called the Zend-Avesta.’
- ‘When the Jews came in contact with the Persian priests they were made acquainted with the heaven and hell of the Zend-Avesta.’
- ‘It was at the Museum also that the Old Testament was translated under royal patronage into Greek, and at the same time the Zoroastrian Bible or Zend-Avesta.’
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