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a collection of sacred Zoroastrian writings, including the Gathas.
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He is also a guardian of the celestial soma, and is sometimes, as in the Avesta, connected with the waters.
A History of Sanskrit Literature Arthur A. MacDonell

Where here is the similarity between Genesis and the Avesta?
Chips From A German Workshop – Volume I Friedrich Max Mller

The detailed form in which this idea is presented to us in the Avesta will be given below.
The History of Antiquity Max Duncker

In Genesis the creation ends with the creation of man, so it does in the Avesta.
Chips From A German Workshop – Volume I Friedrich Max Mller

While cities were few, it seems remarkable that the only copies of the Avesta were burned.
The World’s Progress, Vol. I (of X) Various

Among students the compilation is generally called the Avesta.
The World’s Progress, Vol. I (of X) Various

From our fragments we cannot so much as fix the year by which the Avesta reckons.
The History of Antiquity Max Duncker

Zenda means ‘the life’ or ‘the living,’ and Avesta, ‘the word of God.’
The Bible Of Bibles; Kersey Graves

The Duad, with the Monad brooding behind it, is the fundamental principle of the Avesta.
Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke

Originally it occurred in the course of a conversation that the Avesta reports.
The Lords of the Ghostland Edgar Saltus

a collection of sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, including the Songs of Zoroaster


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