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James Darmesteter (1849–1894)

Darmesteter, James (där-me-ste-tãr’). A distinguished French Orientalist; born at Château-Salins, March 28, 1849; died on Oct. 19, 1894. Besides works of strict scholarship on the Oriental literatures, as ‘Ormazd and Ahriman’; ‘Iranian Studies’; ‘Origins of Persian Poetry,’ he wrote many essays on miscellaneous subjects. He translated with Mills the ‘Zend-Avesta’ for Max Müller’s ‘Sacred Books of the East’ series. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).