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    state religion of the Achaemenid Empire and Sassanid Empire. In the eastern part of ancient Persia over 1000 years BCE, a Persian prophet called Zoroaster simplified the Iranian gods into two opposing forces: Ahura Mazda (Good) and Angra Mainyu (Evil) which were in conflict. Prophet Zoroaster was better known as Zarathushtra by the Greeks, which means “Shining Light”. In Zoroastrian cosmology, the universe is manifested by Ahura Mazda, the “Wise Lord”. Everything that Ahura Mazda created is pure and should be treated with the utmost affection and admiration. Ahura Mazda had one prophet and that was Zoroaster. Although Zoroaster taught man the path of truth and righteousness – which…

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    Who Is Zoroaster's Life?

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    Zoroaster, another name for Zarathustra, was the founder of Zoroastrianism. The history of his life is not certain because there are not enough historical references to Zoroaster. So, scholars rely on both, pieces of historical evidence and legends, to tell about Zoroaster’s life. This results in there being more than one side to many details of Zoroaster’s life. The first part of Zoroaster’s life that is uncertain, is the time in which he lived. The holy texts of Zoroastrianism, the Avesta,…

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    Final Examination 1. Describe the principle concepts which Zoroastrianism is credited with contributing to Western Religions Zoroastrianism was founded by a prophet Zoroaster who had a vision by high god Ahura Mazda, and reflects an outgoing, universal battle of Ahura Mazda, the good god, and Angra Mainyu, the evil spirit, between the truth and lie while human beings must decide which side they want to choose. Zoroastrianism contributes to Western Religions with eschatology, resurrection, and…

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    Zoroian Research Paper

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    Name: Zoronian Homeworld: Catthias Traits: Vibrant, stealthy, proud, protective, strong. Description: Zoroians are a bipedal, gray-brown, fox-like species of animal with crimson and black accents. The most known forms of this species have pointed snouts and ears with red insides. They also have some red rimming along their eyes and mouth. One of their most known traits are their large, red, voluminous mane with black tips, which somewhat resembles a ponytail, as a teal bangle down the length…

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    Introduction Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It was one of the first monotheistic religion to exist. The religion was founded by Zarathustra, also known as Zoroaster. It was once the state religion of ancient Persia, now Iran. However, because of the spread of Islam, today, the religion isn’t as big as it used to be and not a lot of people practice it. History Zoroaster is traditionally believed to have lived around the 6th century BC. When he was around 30 he had a…

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    shaped the world is the topic of discussion for this paper. History can be an authoritative and persuasive force when reckoned with as will be shown through examples like Muhammad, Constantine, and Zoroaster and how their messages shaped not only their cultures but also the world. Zoroaster lived in Persia where Persians believed that there were many gods to be worshiped and rejected the idea of monotheism. This is why it was so shocking when Zoroaster started preaching how he received…

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    Zoroastrianism Essay

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    Before Zoroastrianism was introduced to Persia, Persian Religion was very nature oriented and polytheistic with Ahuramazda being considered the chief god. The Persians generally allowed their subjects to continue their own religion. That is why the ideas of a person named Zoroaster were able to spread so easily around 600 B.C.E. We are uncertain about the dates and history of Zoroaster himself, but we know he was a thinker and preacher. Zoroaster is credited as the author of a set of religious…

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    Zoroastrianism In Islam

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    Founded by the Prophet Zarathushtra (‘Zoroaster’ in Greek) in Persia, now modern-day Iran around 3500 years ago, Zoroastrianism is one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions. It was a dominant world religion during the time of Jesus and in the Persian empires from 651 B.C.E. until around 226 B.C.E. Zoroastrianism’s theologies have had a major influence on other monotheistic religions, including Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, and has influenced mankind more than any other…

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    to the world of experiences, both characters are the point of perspective. According to Vasari, “the scene includes Raphael himself, the Duke of Mantua, Zoroaster and some Evangelists” (Wiki.). Environment Plato and Aristotle to other wise, philosophical, scientific and mathematical Important more of the classical school; Heraclitus of Ephesus "The dark" with the recognizable image of Michelangelo, to the left Pythagoras is writing, Averroes over his shoulder with white turban, above…

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    Manifestation Of God Essay

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    As taught by all of the Manifestations, the Creator is formless, birthless and deathless. Zoroastrians refrained from making images of any sort, and do not worship idols. “Ahura (God) is everywhere at once. He is all-knowing. He knows what we are thinking and doing at this very moment. When Ahura Mazda first created humanity, He gave the following order: “Be diligent to save you souls; I shall then provide for your bodily matters. For it is impossible to save your souls, without you. There is a…

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