The Cock as a sacred Bird in ancient Iran

Modi, Jivanji Jamshedji

In: Anthropological Papers: Papers (mostly on Parsee Subjects) read before the Anthropological Society of Bombay, Bd. 1. The British India Press, Bombay 1911, pp. 104-121

PDF, English
Terms of use / Nutzungsbedingungen

Download (6MB)
For citations of this document, please do not use the address displayed in the URL prompt of the browser. Instead, please cite with one of the following:


The paper based on a lecture read on 28th March 1900. It describes the importance of the cock as a sacred bird in old Persia.

Document type: Book Section
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 12 February 2015
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Customs, etiquette, folklore
Controlled Subjects: Iran <Altertum>, Hahn <Motiv>
Uncontrolled Keywords: Persien, Hahn / Persia, Cock
Subject (classification): Anthropology
Religion and Philosophy
Countries/Regions: other countries
Collection: Jivanji Jamshedji Modi / Works