See also:king (
See also:kava), praised by Zoroaster as his
See also:protector and a true believer, son of Aurvataspa (Lohrasp) . The later tradition and the Shahname of Firdousi makes him (in the
See also:form Kai Gushtasp) king of
See also:Iran . As Zoroaster probably preached his religion in eastern Iran, Vishtaspa must have been a dynast in
See also:Bactria or Sogdiana . The Zoroastrian religion was already dominant in
See also:Media in the
See also:time of the
See also:Assyrian king
See also:Sargon (c . 715 B.c.), and had been propagated here probably in much earlier times (cf .
See also:PERSIA); the time of Zoroaster and Vishtaspa may therefore be put at c. r000 B.C . (2) A Persian,
See also:father of Darius I., under whose reign he was
See also:governor of
See also:Parthia, as Darius himself mentions in the
See also:Behistun inscription (2 . 65) . By
See also:xxiii . 6 . 32, and by many modern authors he has been identified with the protector of Zoroaster, which is equally impossible for
See also:chronological and
See also:historical reasons, and•from the evidence of the development of Zoroastrianism itself (see PERSIA:
See also:History) .
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