[ zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr-, zawr-oh-as-ter, zohr- ]
/ ˈzɔr oʊˌæs tər, ˈzoʊr-, ˌzɔr oʊˈæs tər, ˌzoʊr- /
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flourished 6th century b.c., Persian religious teacher.
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Also called Zarathustra.
Words nearby Zoroaster
zori, zoril, zorilla, Zorn, Zorn's lemma, Zoroaster, Zoroastrian, Zoroastrianism, Zorobabel, Zorrilla y Moral, zorse
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How to use Zoroaster in a sentence
The Persian era began, recording the fall of the Sassanian dynasty, and the religion of Zoroaster.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Several of the learned even assert that he was the same legislator whom the Greeks called Zoroaster.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
If, then, we regard Zoroaster as being the founder of the Magi, we must throw back his epoch considerably further than this date.
If our reasoning is sound, we cannot, I think, regard the Avesta as a trustworthy exposition of the ancient teaching of Zoroaster.
Zoroaster had done this, long before: "Whenever thou art in doubt as to whether an action is good or bad, abstain from it."The Christian Religion|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for Zoroaster
/ (ˌzɒrəʊˈæstə) /
?628–?551 bc, Persian prophet; founder of ZoroastrianismAvestan name: Zarathustra
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