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  • adjective Relating to or characteristic of Zarathustrianism (also known as Zoroastrianism).
  • noun A follower of Zarathustra (also known as Zoroaster).

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  • After reading Remy de Gourmont, with his wise, friendly ironic interest in every kind of human emotion, one is inclined to feel that, after all, in the large and tolerant courts of some less zealous traditional "order" there might be more pleasant air to breathe, more peaceful sunshine, more fresh and dewy rose-gardens, than in a world dominated by the Eagle and the Serpent of the Zarathustrian

    Suspended Judgments Essays on Books and Sensations

  • Zarathustrian, a sworn foe to the Daevas (2) and a worshipper of

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 13 — Religion and Philosophy

  • [5] The Buddhistic as well as the Zarathustrian reformation degraded the Vedic gods into demons.

    Myths and Myth-makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology

  • The Zarathustrian or Persian scheme of a general judgment of men and of the world in some respects resembles the systems already set forth, in other respects more closely approaches that

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

  • The Zarathustrian law created by Ormazd I take as a plummet.

    Ten Great Religions An Essay in Comparative Theology

  • According to this doctrine -- which was borrowed from the Zarathustrian theology of Persia -- the Messiah on his arrival was to free from Sheol all the souls of the righteous, causing them to ascend reinvested in their bodies to a renewed and beautiful earth, while on the other hand the wicked were to be punished with tortures like those of the valley of Hinnom, or were to be immersed in liquid brimstone, like that which had rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah.

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • According to this doctrine -- which was borrowed from the Zarathustrian theology of Persia -- the Messiah on his arrival was to free from Sheol all the souls of the righteous, causing them to ascend reinvested in their bodies to a renewed and beautiful earth, while on the other hand the wicked were to be punished with tortures like those of the valley of Hinnom, or were to be immersed in liquid brimstone, like that which had rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah.

    The Unseen World and Other Essays

  • "I confess myself a Mazdayaçnian, a Zarathustrian, an opponent of the

    Ten Great Religions An Essay in Comparative Theology

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