[zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr-, zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr-]
- flourished 6th century b.c., Persian religious teacher.
Also called Zarathustra.
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Some believe that Zoroaster is the same as Ham, the son of Noah.The Phantom World
Zoroaster was not their founder, but was their reformer, and the purifier of their doctrines.
The Magi, from the time of Zoroaster, have deemed it the symbol of purity.
In later times the religion of Zoroaster became the religion of the people.
Zoroaster, the founder of the Persian religion, was a great teacher.
- ?628–?551 bc, Persian prophet; founder of ZoroastrianismAvestan name: Zarathustra
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