A history of Zoroastrians of
Kerman "Tarikh e Zartoshtian e Kerman"
Azar Goshnasp: An ancient Zoroastrian
city and temple
Eslami, Drs. Pouran
Azar Goshnasp, the ancient
temple city located in Western Azerbaijan was used by Sasanian
royalties, and considered one of the 3 most important fire temples of
the Parthian-Sassanian period. Azar Goshnasp was attacked several
times by invading armies. One of its unique features was a fire that
was fueled by natural gas. The article gives an informative
view of what remains of Azar Goshnasp
Fiery Maiden Guards Her Secrets
Antolak, Ryszard J.
Azerbaijan, the land of fire, is rich with relics of its ancient
Persian and Zoroastrian heritage. One of the best known monuments from
its ancient past, popular with visitors to the capital city of Baku,
is the Maiden's Tower. Was this a Zoroastrian monument? This article
sets to explore that possibility.
The Oil Fields and the Fire Temple of Baku
Jackson, Abraham V. W.
In his famous book "From
Constantinople to the Home of Omar Khayyam," Jackson visits several
historical sites and writes a considerable report and study of the
location. His depth of knowledge on Zarathushtrian religion and ancient
Persian civilization makes this book a unique document produced about
ca. 1906. Jackson provides numerous photographs of individuals, sites,
tablets and pictures in this volume. This article is a full reproduction
of chapter IV.