Zarathustra – Prophet
Book by Friedrich Nietzsche
Music and Symphonic Poem by Richard Strauss – Also sprach Zarathustra – Opening.
Movie by Stanley Kubrik – 2001: A Space Odyssey. – Opening
Zarathustra, Iranian prophet and founder of Zaroatrism, a religion, today with followers mainly by the Parsi people in India. Legend has it that he was a shepherd. At age twenty he had a crisis and he started roaming around. After ten years, at the banks of river Oxus he had a vision from the God Ahura Mazda. The religion has a strong dualism between good and evil.
The book – Thus spoke Zarathustra.
A book for all and none.
A philosophical novel by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
The book is written in foir parts. Much of the work deals with the repetition of the same, the parable of the dead of God, and the prophecy of the Ubermensch (the ideal human race).
The symphonic poem – Thus spoke Zarathustra.
A symphonic poem, opus 30, based on the book by Friedrich Nietzsche.
The movie : 2001 – A Space Odyssey.
Epic science fiction movie from 1968.
The film follows a journey to the planet Jupiter with the computer Hal.