Though there is much controversy regarding these dates, linguistic evidence from the Gathas - 17 Hymns, the only text attributed directly to Zarathushtra, confirms close parallels
with the early Rig Veda, now believed to be composed from about 1,800BC.
There are close parallels
between Frank Jackson's case of black-and-white Mary and David Lewis's case of the two omniscient gods.
This Canadian citizen chooses his words with the precision of a diplomat but he must see close parallels
between the SNP's push for independence and the referendums in which the people of Quebec have drawn back from separation.
Here are 19 of his essays, many close parallels
of his lectures over the years, on Kierkegaard; Wittgenstein; theology, understanding, and faith; and emotions, passions, and virtues.
Even the regular use of militia by the Assad regime has very close parallels
in the Russian system, where irregular militias are formed or tolerated to carry out the goals of the state.
The interlacing ribbon animal picked out in beaded wire in the centre of the buckle has close parallels
in the Lindisfarne Gospels where animals are often seen turning to 'bite' themselves.
Since 2009, Salameh has been CEO of a leading Abu Dhabi-based investment group with close parallels
to Al Ghurair - a diverse portfolio of companies under family ownership operating across several industry sectors.
Her situation has close parallels
with that of Soffi Jones, a 21-year-old veterinary student from Bwlchgwyn, Wrexham, whose plight was highlighted in Farm & Country last month.
For some people, the close parallels
between religious and secular rituals raise a troubling question.
Michael told the Milwaukee rally there were close parallels
between what Governor Walker had done in Wisconsin and what the government of Premier Barry O'Farrell aims to do in NSW
These studies were done with fruit flies, but the OSU scientists said previous research has indicated there are close parallels
between them and humans.
His torsos, between figuration and abstraction, have close parallels
with archaic Venus representations.