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  • But the unity of thought and atmosphere is such as to show that the work is one whole (subject no doubt to a certain amount of redaction and interpolation), and that the apocalyptic part was composed as an introduction to the rest.
  • It is possible that about 400 a later editor added a few paragraphs.] Such redaction was indeed inevitable in the case of a work which has had a living history as part of a codex of Church law.
  • As to this re-collection and redaction of the Avesta the Dinkard gives various details.
  • (309-380) the nasks were brought into complete order, and the new redaction of the Avesta reached its definitive conclusion.
  • That the original Avesta, or old sacred literature, divided on account of its great bulk and heterogeneous contents into many portions and a variety of separate works, had an actual existence in numerous copies and also in the memories of priests, that, although gradually diminishing in bulk, it remained extant during the period of foreign domination and ecclesiastical decay after the time of Alexander, and that it served as a basis for the redaction subsequently made.

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