Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo: Avestan Footnotes

/ University of Toronto Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Institute of Iranian Studies


Dr. Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo


September 9, 2023

Join the host, Yasamin Jameh, for an exciting episode, a lecture given by Dr. Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo on Avestan Footnotes.   
The 43rd episode of Parse is an excerpt of a presentation given by Dr. Andrés-Toledo as part of the Zoroastrian Studies Symposium in honour of Ervard Dr. Jehan Bagli which took place at U of T on September 9th, 2023. 
Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo is the FEZANA Professor of Zoroastrian Languages & Literatures in the Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations. He received his PhD at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Before joining the University of Toronto, Andrés-Toledo held academic positions at the University of Salamanca, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Copenhagen and Free University of Berlin. 
His research interests mainly cover the Avestan and Pahlavi languages and literatures He has worked on ten international projects in the fields of Old and Middle Iranian languages and literatures, Zoroastrianism and Indo-Iranian linguistics; for example, the Avestan Digital Archive at the University of Salamanca and the Middle Persian Dictionary Project at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 
To watch the full talk, click here: ⁠https://youtu.be/y0KCYcYhx4U?si=NYCJY43FUf7IH-UM&t=3495⁠