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About this Fellow

The languages, religions and history of pre-Islamic Iran and Central Asia with special attention to Zoroastrianism; Ancient and Middle Iranian philology and linguistics

Website: http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff31114.php

Appointments

Current post

  • Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

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