Origin of Zoroastrian
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Lawler notes that in the Zoroastrian religion of the Persians, the rooster was of the utmost importance.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are combined with aspects of the Zoroastrian religion, the ancient Persian faith still practiced in the region.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is very odd that modern authors have considered this proclamation as inconsistent with the Zoroastrian creed.
Fire altars were maintained, and Zoroastrian zeal was allowed to nourish in the dependent kingdom of Persia.
Manichaeism, that mixed product of Zoroastrian and Christian-gnostic elements, first enthralled him.
The national epic poet of the Samanians was Dakiki, by birth a Zoroastrian.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I|Friedrich Max Mller
The latter was as clearly defined in the duality of Zoroastrian theology, as the former.Handbook of Freethought|Various
1743, from Zoroaster, from Latin Zoroastres, from Old Persian Zarathushtra, 6c. or 7c. B.C.E. Persian religious teacher. The name appears to be literally "whose camels are old," from *zarant "old" (cognate with Greek geron, genitive gerontos "old;" see gerontology) + ushtra "camel."