Translation for 'Zoroastrianism' from English to Swedish
NOUN   Zoroastrianism | [rare] Zoroastrianisms
SYNO Mazdaism | Zoroastrianism
zoroastrism {u}
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Translation for 'Zoroastrianism' from English to Swedish

zoroastrism {u}relig.
Usage Examples English
  • Zoroastrian weddings are a religious ceremony in Zoroastrianism in which two individuals, a man and a woman are united.
  • In 224 CE Zoroastrianism was made the official religion of Persia, and other religions were not tolerated, thus halting the spread of Buddhism westwards.
  • ... "Aŋra Mainiiu") is the Avestan-language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive/evil spirit" and the main adversary in Zoroastrianism either of the Spenta Mainyu, the "holy/creative spirits/mentality", or directly of Ahura Mazda, the highest deity of Zoroastrianism.
  • Under Parthian rule, Zoroastrianism had fragmented into regional variations which also saw the rise of local cult-deities, some from Iranian religious tradition but others drawn from Greek tradition too.
  • Kambojas spoke Avestan language and followed Zoroastrianism.

  • The Sassanid dynasty (224-651 AD) declared Zoroastrianism as the state religion and promoted a religious revival of Zoroastrianism.
  • In 1979, Boyce published "Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices", which not only summarised her previous publications (in particular volume 1 of "History"), but anthologised the role of Zoroastrianism during subsequent eras as well.
  • Zurvanism is a fatalistic religious movement of Zoroastrianism in which the divinity Zurvan is a first principle (primordial creator deity) who engendered equal-but-opposite twins, Ahura Mazda and Angra Mainyu.
  • Almut Hintze, FBA (born 7 June 1957) is an academic, philologist, linguist and scholar of Indo-Iranian studies and Zoroastrianism.
  • Zoroastrianism is a monotheistic religion, which originated in Iran.

  • Like Islam, Zoroastrianism, holds that on Judgement Day all resurrected souls will pass over a bridge over hell (As-Sirāt in Islam, Chinvat Bridge in Zoroastrianism), and those destined for hell will find it too narrow and fall below into their new abode.
  • Hinduism and Zoroastrianism share a common root in Proto-Indo-Iranian religion.
  • Zoroastrianism is based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster in the 6th century BCE.
  • Manichaeism's origin is related to Zoroastrianism; that is why Bogomilism is sometimes indirectly connected to Zoroastrianism in the sense of its duality.
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