Dr. Samuel Thrope

Iran   |   Persian   |   Zoroastrianism   |   polemic   |   Al-e Ahmad
Dr. Samuel Thrope
Fields of Practice: 
Iranian Studies, translation, literature, religion
Dr. Samuel Thrope studied at Columbia University, the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he completed his dissertation on a Zoroastrian polemic against Judaism. He was a Martin Buber Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and now works at the National Library of Israel. His book The Israeli Republic, a translation of Iranian author Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s Israel travelogue, was published by Restless Books in 2014.