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Middle Persian Mādīgān ī Yōšt ī Fr(i)yān as a magical text?

Middle Persian Mādīgān ī Yōšt ī Fr(i)yān as a magical text?

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dc.contributor.author Kłagisz, Mateusz [SAP11019410] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-18T12:59:21Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-18T12:59:21Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1643-1243 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/3932
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Middle Persian Mādīgān ī Yōšt ī Fr(i)yān as a magical text? pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 107-126 pl
dc.identifier.weblink http://www.pjac.uj.edu.pl/documents/30601109/17a91034-a80f-4ce3-8eb1-295232eba3b9 pl
dc.abstract.en The Middle Persian Mādīgān ī Yōšt ī Fr(i)yān is considered to be, first and foremost, a literary vision of the Zoroastrian warfare of good versus evil. Secondly, it is a report from an examination resembling van Gennep’s rite de passage. The weapon, used during this religious duel by a pious youth – Yōšt ī Fr(i)yān, and his adversary – the sorcerer Axt, are thirty six enigmas. That is why, we may suppose, that originally Mādīgān ī Yōšt ī Fr(i)-yān was a magical text that was later deprived of this feature. Analysis of the Avesta and some other Middle Persian works leads us to assume that some reasons why this magical nature was removed stem from the fact that the Zoroastrian orthodox clergymen used to associate magic with the sin. Both heroes mentioned in the Avesta must have played a significant role in the pre-Zoroastrian folklore and their incorporation into Zoroastrianism was possible at the cost of removing some magical features of the myth, at the cost of emphasising the demonic character of Axt and finally, at the cost of shifting the duel from a magical level to a religious one, by changing the spell into a riddle. pl
dc.subject.en Riddle pl
dc.subject.en magic pl
dc.subject.en duel pl
dc.subject.en evil pl
dc.subject.en good pl
dc.description.series Estetyka i Krytyka - Instytut Filozofii. Uniwersytet Jagielloński pl
dc.description.volume 9 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.description.publication 1,25 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2353-723X pl
dc.title.journal The Polish Journal of the Arts and Culture pl
dc.title.volume Magical texts in ancient civilisations : texts, themes, interpretations pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2015-03-05 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Filologiczny : Instytut Orientalistyki pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original OTHER; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
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