This is chiefly derived from a chronological tablet containing the annals of Nabonidus, which is supplemented by an inscription of Nabonidus, in which he recounts his restoration of the temple of the Moon-god at Harran, as well as by a proclamation of Cyrus issued shortly after his formal recognition as king of Babylonia.
He recounts the details of at least two of these attacks, but says nothing about the much-quoted swoon of eight days, during which he is supposed to have seen in vision the scheme of the future Society.
The ancients also recounts a few points regarding the childhood of Zoroaster and his hermit-life.
In his home tradition recounts he enjoyed the celestial.
It is of Jewish origin, and recounts the martyrdom of Isaiah at the hands of Manasseh.