Source for information on Widengren, Geo: Encyclopedia of Religion dictionary. twentieth century, Geo Widengren (–) was born on April 24, On the 24th of April, , the President of the IAHR, Prof. Geo. Widengren of Uppsala University, celebrates his 6oth birthday. Those of us who know him well, . of Professor Geo Widengren of Uppsala University, hosted by the Institute. Religious Studies of the University of California, Santa Barbara, April , and.
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Bibliographie Der Schriften Von Geo Widengren
In the early decades of the 20th century the origins of gnosticism was much debated. Books by Geo Widengren.
Ravn and Semitic languages under Widentren. If you enter several tags, separate with commas. Den indoeuropeiska mytologin som vetenskap och ideologi. If, for instance, the formula Hochgottglaube Faith in a high God as a recurrent pattern in Near Eastern religions depends at least partially on the impact of the Germanic ethnologic school as postulated by Wilhelm Schmidt and his followers of the Vienna schoolWidengren illustrates the hypothesis by a more comprehensive and insightful usage of the sources.
Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Jouco Bleeker and Eric Widengden.
WIDENGREN, GEO – Encyclopaedia Iranica
Bergman, Jan, et al. Widengren also assumed the task of writing a general survey of Iranian religions, Die Religionen Irans which was widengeen in Studi in honore di Angelo BrelichRome, A sharp critique, but not so convincingly argued, of Carl-Martin Edsman’s Ph.
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Widengren served as the president of the IAHR from to In his argumentation for the priority of Iran he emphasized the conservative character of the Pahlavi literature, in particular its dependence on Avestan traditions, and the role played by the Zurvanite variant of Iranian religion see Zurvanism.
Payam marked it as to-read Widenggen 19, First published inthe journal quickly developed into one of the major periodicals in the field of religious studies. Want to Read saving…. His main contribution to wiedngren latter field, published indiscussed all the favorite motifs of the German and Nordic Religionsgeschichtliche Schule related to astronomical symbolism, apocalypticism, the destiny of the soul after death, the influence of Mesopotamian and Iranian motifs in Mediterranean religions of antiquity and Middle Agesand special topics such as the origin wideengren diffusion of The Hymn of the Pearl or the vividly disputed shamanic patterns in Zoroastrianism.
Widengren’s series of monographs titled King and Widengrem Parts I-V, — 55 represents probably the best example of his fine mastery of sources and method.
Stockholm, 2d ed.
Iran and Islam
Correspondence — He helped establish the international journal of the IAHR, Numen, first published in and still issued by the Association. Kessier, Mani and ManichaeismNew York, Stuttgart, English translation by Charles Kessler; London, He studied Assyriology in Copenhagen with O.
Goodreads helps you keep track of widengden you want to read. His vast knowledge of the languages and cultures of the Near East and Iran enabled him to perform comprehensive studies of the religions in that area and widengreh that matter also in comparative religion.
Widengren had a reputation for mastering most of the languages of the Near East as well as the ancient languages of Iran.
In his early writings, Widengren was influenced not only by the works of scholars such as Nyberg and Tor Andrae, but also by Richard Reitzenstein and Raffaele Pettazzoni. Bio-bibliographies de savantsActa Iranica 20, Leiden,pp.
Behjoo marked it as to-read Aug 18, From his widengrdn youth, he devoted his entire life to conducting research and teaching in the universities of Sweden. His book Iranisch-semitische Kulturbegegnung in parthischer Zeit remains a seminal wjdengren, and his many articles on sacral kingship were planned to comprise a great autonomous book, never published.
He was awarded numerous degrees honoris causa from the universities of Amsterdam and Strasbourg ; Cardiff, Wales ; Rostock ; and Uppsala Widengren also wrote extensively on Gnosticism beo various books and many inspiring articles despite his avowed distance from the new approaches adopted by scholars after the publication of the Coptic editorial tractatesManicheism including a short but valuable encompassing surveyand Mandeism.
Religious Syncretism in Antiquity: Preview — Iran and Islam by Geo Widengren. Includes a selected bibliography focusing on Widengren’s Iranian studies. Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.
September 15, Last Updated: This typological concordance allowed the conclusion that the high gods of Africa yeo not the result of missionary influences but represented ancient inherited tradition.