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The Dark Side of Paradise

in Religion, Empire, and Torture: The Case of Achaemenian Persia, with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481968
eISBN:
9780226481913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481913.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter addresses the gaps that opened up between ideals and performance, or, more pointedly, how its ideals brought the empire into contradiction. The Avestan cognate of paridaida denotes a ... More


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