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Zoroastrianism

(Encyclopedia) Zoroastrianism zôrs´trnzm, religion founded by Zoroaster, but with many later accretions. Scriptures Zoroastrianism's scriptures are the Avesta or the Zend Avesta […

Mazdaism

(Encyclopedia) Mazdaism: see Zoroastrianism.

Avesta

(Encyclopedia) Avesta: see Zoroastrianism.

Gathas

(Encyclopedia) Gathas g´täz: see Zoroastrianism.

Ahriman

(Encyclopedia) Ahriman ä´rmn: see Zoroastrianism.

Ormazd

(Encyclopedia) Ormazd ôr´mzd: see Zoroastrianism.

Ormuzd

(Encyclopedia) Ormuzd ôr´mzd: see Zoroastrianism.

Ahura Mazdah

(Encyclopedia) Ahura Mazdah ä´hoor mz´d: see Zoroastrianism.

Zend

(Encyclopedia) Zend znd, term formerly used for the language of the Avesta (see Zoroastrianism).

Zoroaster

(Encyclopedia) Zoroaster zr´str, c.628 &BC;–c.551 &BC;, religious teacher and prophet of ancient Persia, founder of Zoroastrianism. Zoroaster, the name by which he is ordinarily known,…