Ghambhar Tooji & Talk by Prof Martin Schwartz
We are very excited to host Professor Schwartz this Saturday. Please join us for his lecture at 3PM.
GUEST SPEAKER: Professor Martin Schwartz
TOPIC: The Gathas’ Religious Content and Poetry
WHEN: Saturday, January 11th 2004, 3 PM
WHERE: Almaden Community Center
6445 Camden Ave,
San Jose, CA 95120
Dr. Martin Schwartz is Emeritus Professor of Iranian Studies at UC. Berkeley, Department of Near Eastern Studies. His interests include:
Iranian Studies (Pre-Islamic Iran and Central Asia): Old and Middle Iranian languages, and literatures, Iranian historical linguistics, Zoroastrianism, Indo-European, interactions of the Iranian and Jewish worlds, Late Antiquity, Ethnomusicology (19th-20th cent. Jewish and Greek music).
In this seminar, Professor Schwartz will discuss the following:
- Introduction to the Gathas
- Interesting features of theology and religious contents of the Gathas
- Zarathustra’s poetic genius