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Mani

(mä`nē): see ManichaeismManichaeism
or Manichaeanism
, religion founded by Mani (c.216–c.276). Mani's Life

Mani (called Manes by the Greeks and Romans) was born near Baghdad, probably of Persian parents; his father may have been a member of the Mandaeans.
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Mani

?216--?276 ad, Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism
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