Author Lincoln, Bruce
Article Title “The Earth Becomes Flat”—A Study of Apocalyptic Imagery
full text https://doi.org/10.1017/S0010417500010331
Source Comparative studies in society and history. vol. 25, no. 1 (Jan. 1983), p. 136-153
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Journal Title Comparative studies in society and history.
Copy vol. 25, no. 1 (Jan. 1983), p. 136-153
ISSN 0010-4175
Brief substance The thirty–fourth chapter of the Greater Bundahišn, which is the fullest eschatological account within this important Middle Persian text, ends on an extremely peculiar note. Its final verse states: This also is said [in the Avesta]: “The earth becomes flat, without a crown and without a seat. There are no mountain peaks nor hollows, nor are ‘up’ and ‘down’ preserved.”
full text https://doi.org/10.1017/S0010417500010331

 
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