The ancient religion is rumoured to have been founded by an 11th century Ummayyad sheikh, and is derived from Zoroastrianism (an ancient Persian faith founded by a philosopher), Christianity and Islam.It is always nice to hear to be referred to Zoroaster as a philosopher.
Raffael 071" by Raphael - The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Zartosht 30salegee" by Photo is extracted from "Persia by a Persian: being personal experiences, manners, customs, habits, religious and social life in Persia". Author: Isaac Adams. Published by: E. Stock, 1906. - NY Public Library. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
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