Professor Jaleh Amouzgar – world-class Iranist

Jaleh Amouzgar (Persian: ژاله آموزگار‎, born 2 December 1939) is a world-class Iranist and a university Professor.

Amouzgar holds a Ph. D. degree from Sorbonne University in Iranistics (Iranian linguistics).She is currently chairman of the department of Ancient Iranian Culture and Languages at Tehran University. Prof. Amouzgar in collaboration with Prof. Ahmad Tafazzoli has contributed significantly to Ancient Iranian studies and the history of literature in ancient Iran.

Works : Zoroastrian myth of life

  • Pahlavi language, literature and instructions
  • Mythological history of Iran
  • The first samples and the first man on legendary Iranian Shahriyar (translation)
  • Le Cinquieme Livre Du Denkard, Ahmad Tafazzuli (Translator), Peeters, 2001-01-0

She is also associated with the Encyclopædia Iranica project at Columbia University.[3]

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