Yazad (Sel)

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Died [1]
Titles Emperor of the Rose Empire
Ethnicity Grand
Homeworld Sel
Universe Cosmere

Yazad was the forty-eighth Emperor of the Rose Empire on Sel.

Near the end of his reign, he grew weak with sickness. After his death, Ashravan succeeded him as the emperor.[1]


  • Yazad may be named after the Zoroastrian concept of yazata (Avestan: 𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬙𐬀), which is known as yazad (𐭩𐭦𐭲𐭩‎) in Middle Persian; Brandon has noted that he was influenced by ancient Zoroastrian words for Rose Empire names.[2] Yazata is a word with various uses, but it is most often used to refer to divine beings that are worthy of worship.


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Emperor of the Rose Empire
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