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Books by Sam Kerr

Articles by Sam Kerr

  1. Avestan Concept of Cyclico-linear progress of Time
  2. The Domain of Zarathushtra - Part I & II
  3. The Enlightenment Message of Zarathushtra
  4. The Jungalwalas of Gujarat
  5. Origins of the modern Zarathushti 'Phèto' worn on the Subcontinent
  6. The Prospect of a Perfecting Society
  7. Avestan emphasis on right-handedness
  8. The Universality of his Thoughts - a philosophical overview
  9. USHTRA -- the two-humped Bactrian Camel of Zarathushtra's time
  10. The Colour of White
  11. The much-revered Domestic Rooster
  12. Ahura Mazda's Good Mind: The Divine Cosmic Computer (2012)
  13. Paradise and Avestan reverence to Ahura Mazda's 4th Creation. An ecological dilemma (2012)
  14. TISHTRYA -- Earth's Second Sun (2012)
  15. The Aryas and the Code of Manu
  16. Zenobia
  17. Akshara -- The Indo-Iranian oral tradition, and the emergence of writing
  18. Zarathushtrotema (almost like Zarathushtra) (2012)
  19. Reverence of ancestors, with an article on 'Mukhtad' by Ervad Dr Ramiyar Karanjia of Dadar Madressa, Mumbai. Used with permission (2012)
  20. The pretentious self (2012)
  21. The antiquity of the Sacred Thread
  22. Creation (15 February 2013)
  23. Anahitem -- Purity Undefiled (Apr 2013)
  24. The mystique nature of touch (July 2014)
  25. The Avestan ‘given word’
  26. Avestan Womanhood (- its high esteem) and Love
  27. Bai Jerbai Nusherwanji Wadia
  28. Gool Āb
  29. Kharoshti Script
  30. Pythagoras and the story behind the Croton Crown
  31. The ancient art of spinning a yarn
  32. The Essence of Benevolent Nature
  33. The First European Translation of the Holy Avesta
  34. The legendary Rose of Iran
  35. The Nature of Zarathushti Commitment
  36. The Prophet's Utterances - 1) Seraosha.
  37. The Prophet's Utterances - 2) Khratu.
  38. The Prophet's Utterances - 3) Hu-Maya.
  39. The Sumerian Tree of Life
  40. The day of Noruz during Sassanian Times was June 16 -- Its Conversion to March 21.
  41. The Philosophical concept of 'Consciousness' in Zarathushta's teachings.
  42. The Glory of USHA, the Divinity of DAWN.
  43. Avestan justice and the just person (Dec 2011)
  44. Yazamaide (Aug 2012)
  45. Gossip (Oct 2014)
  46. The advent of the word, 'GOD' (May 2015)
  47. Gaumata — the rebel Maghavan (Oct 2015)
  48. Understanding Nature (Apr 2016)





The Sassanian Dynasty
Historical Perspective

by
Sam Kerr

Copyright © 2002 by Sam Kerr, used with permission.



Contents

Part 1 -- Introduction.
Part 2 -- Chronology and Geneology.
Part 3 -- The Renaissance.
Part 4 -- Shahpur I, the Great.
Part 5 -- Hormazd I, Varahran I & II.
Part 6 -- Varahran III, Narseh Hormazd II
Part 7 -- Shahpur II the Great.
Part 8 -- Ardeshir II, Shahpur III, Varahran IV.
Part 9 -- Yazdegard I, Varahran V.
Part 10 -- Yazdegard II, Hormazd III, Piruz I, Valaksh
Part 11 -- Qobad I, Zamasp, Khusru I.
Part 12 -- Hormazd IV, Varahran VI, Vistakhm.
Part 13 -- Khusru II, Qobad II.
Part 14 -- Ardeshir III, Piruz II.
Part 15 -- Yazdegard III.


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