Ancient Persian Mythology Timeline

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  • c. 3000 BCE
    Ancient Persian mythological motifs are developed.
  • 1500 BCE - 1000 BCE
    The prophet Zoroaster reforms religious belief, retains ancient mythological symbols and characters.
  • 224 CE - 651 CE
    One Thousand Tales, a collection of myths and folklore, written down during the Sassanian Period.
  • 309 CE - 379 CE
    Reign of Shapur II of the Sassanian Empire during which the Avesta is written down.

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3000 BCE: Ancient Persian mythological motifs are developed.
 
1500 BCE - 1000 BCE: The prophet Zoroaster reforms religious belief, retains ancient mythological symbols and characters.
 
224 CE - 651 CE: One Thousand Tales, a collection of myths and folklore, written down during the Sassanian Period.
 
309 CE - 379 CE: Reign of Shapur II of the Sassanian Empire during which the Avesta is written down.
 
 
 
 
 
3000 BCE 2500 BCE 2000 BCE 1500 BCE 1000 BCE 500 BCE 0 CE

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