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(Text by Duane R. Hurst © 2013)

God/Goddess and Brief Description:
Ahriman Zoroaster Persian god of darkness; introduced death into world; brother of Ahura-Mazda
Ahura-Mazda Zoroaster Persian god of goodness and knowledge; Lord of Wisdom; god of creation; brother of Ahriman
Anahita fertility goddess (Venus)
Daeva malignant demon
Meaning: being of shining light
Faravahar symbol of Zoroastrianism
Mani prophet and founder of Manichaeism religion, which the Parthian Empire adopted
Mithras Sun god, which the Roman Empire adopted
prophet and founder of Zoroastrian religion, which the Persian Empire adopted; Greeks spelled his name as Zoroaster
Zoroaster religious innovator of Zoroastrianism

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