flourished 6th century b.c, Persian religious teacher.
Theirs is the religion of Zoroaster, and they contest with the Hebrews the honor of being the first believers in one God.
The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan
In later times the religion of Zoroaster became the religion of the people.
History of Education Levi Seeley
The religion of Zoroaster, whose name was already known to Plato, attracted great attention.
Comparative Religion J. Estlin Carpenter
Zoroaster was in the chair, the knight of Malta acting as croupier.
Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
As we have seen, the followers of Zoroaster who would not accept the religion of Islam expatriated themselves.
Les Parsis D. Menant
Zoroaster was not their founder, but was their reformer, and the purifier of their doctrines.
Mysticism and its Results John Delafield
The chief manager in this enterprise was Zoroaster, and seventy-two master-masons and joiners served under him.
Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
Of course Zoroaster and Zendavesta were very sore at having their Act killed.
Fables in Slang George Ade
She never had ‘fixed a fellow up,’ and she knew less about it than the sacred writings of Zoroaster.
Belford’s Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889 Various
The man and the woman in Paradise is a mere copy of Zoroaster’s first pair.
Watson Refuted Samuel Francis
?628–?551 bc, Persian prophet; founder of Zoroastrianism Avestan name Zarathustra
of or relating to or to . one of the adherents of . Contemporary Examples 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 26, 2014 These are combined with aspects of the […]
an Iranian religion, founded c600 b.c. by Zoroaster, the principal beliefs of which are in the existence of a supreme deity, Ahura Mazda, and in a cosmic struggle between a spirit of good, Spenta Mainyu, and a spirit of evil, Angra Mainyu. Contemporary Examples The first entry is “Abracadabra,” which at one time was an […]
. Historical Examples Speak to Zorobabel the governor of Juda, saying: I will move both heaven and earth. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various He means the builder’s plummet, which Zorobabel shall hold in his hand for the finishing the building.-Ibid. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various When he had said this, Zorobabel put him in mind […]
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José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist. noun José (xoˈse). 1817–93, Spanish poet and dramatist, noted for his romantic plays based on national legends, esp Don Juan Tenorio (1844)
n. 1838, “South American fox-wolf,” from Spanish zorro, masc. of zorra “fox,” from Basque azaria “fox.” The comic book hero, a variation on the Robin Hood theme set in old Spanish California, was created 1919 by U.S. writer Johnston McCulley (1883-1958). Contemporary Examples His looks were modeled after Douglas Fairbanks, the actor best known for […]