Ormuzd


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Ormuzd

(ôr`məzd): see ZoroastrianismZoroastrianism
, religion founded by Zoroaster, but with many later accretions. Scriptures

Zoroastrianism's scriptures are the Avesta or the Zend Avesta [Pahlavi avesta=law, zend=commentary].
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Ormuzd

supreme deity and embodiment of good. [Persian Myth.: Wheeler, 272]
See: God
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