Week 42

Bundahish





Manuscript of the Pahlavi text Bundahish, one of the basic texts in the teachings of Zoroastrianism. One of many Pahlavi and Avesta manuscripts brought back to Denmark by the philologist Rasmus Rask from his journey to India and Ceylon 1816-1823. This is from c. 1330 and is viewed as the most important one known to have survived.
Oriental Collection, Cod. Iran. 20.