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 Translation for 'Zoroaster' from English to French
NOUN   Zoroaster | -
SYNO Zarathustra | Zoroaster
relig.
zoroastre {m}
Zoroaster
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Translation for 'Zoroaster' from English to French

Zoroaster
zoroastre {m}relig.
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Usage Examples English
  • Iranian philosophy originates from Indo-European roots, with Zoroaster's reforms having major influences.
  • In substance, the seven chapters are of great antiquity and contain allusions to the general (not necessarily Zoroaster-influenced) religious beliefs of the period in which Zoroaster was himself a priest.
  • According to the Iranian epic "Shahnameh", the tree had grown from a branch Zoroaster had carried away from Paradise and which he planted in honor of King Vishtaspa's conversion to Zoroastrianism in Kashmarbalkh.
  • 129. “Recent speculations on the ‘Traditional date of Zoroaster’”, Studia Iranica 31 (2002), 7-45.
  • The text takes the form of a series of questions and answers between Vishtasp and Jamasp, both of whom were amongst Zoroaster's immediate and closest disciples.

  • The Greco-Roman obsession with Zoroaster as the "inventor" of astrology also influenced the image of Hystaspes.
  • Iranians considered cypress to be a relic of Zoroaster, and they believed that Vishtaspa ordered to plant this cypress after converting to Zoroaster.
  • The first surviving reference to Zoroaster in English scholarship is attributed to Thomas Browne (1605–1682), who briefly refers to Zoroaster in his 1643 "Religio Medici".
  • "Alastor zoroaster" is a species of wasp in the family Vespidae.
  • Zarathustra is the Iranian prophet Zoroaster.

  • There is a legend about the tree, which says the tree was first planted by Zoroaster.
  • In 1771, Anquetil-Duperron published his three-part "Zend Avesta" which had been ascribed to Zoroaster and which included not only a re-translation of what the priests had translated into Persian for him but also a travelogue (" [...] "), a summary of the manuscripts that he collected (" [...] "), a biography of Zoroaster (" [...] "), a translation of the Bundahishn, and two essays (" [...] " and " [...] ").
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