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Asman is the Avestan and Middle Persian name of the Zoroastrian divinity that is the hypostasis of the sky. Asman is the "highest heaven," and is distinguished from the firmament (thwasha), which lies nearer the earth. The 27th day of the Zoroastrian calendar is dedicated to him.
- Gershevitch & Fisher 1985, p. 642
- Gershevitch, Ilya; Fisher, William Bayne (1985). Cambridge History of Iran. Cambridge University Press.