In Zoroastrian tradition, the Iranian prophet who founded Zoroastrianism. The Avesta describes his reception of a revelation from Ahura Mazda and other events in his life, traditionally dated to the 6th century bc.
(person) C. 6th or 7th cent. b.c.; Pers. religious teacher: founder of Zoroastrianism.
Zoroaster Sentence Examples
(1) A semi-legendary king (kava), praised by Zoroaster as his protector and a true believer, son of Aurvataspa (Lohrasp).
As Zoroaster probably preached his religion in eastern Iran, Vishtaspa must have been a dynast in Bactria or Sogdiana.
It is possibly also in connexion with the dualism of his fundamental 1 =Nimrod = Zoroaster, cf.
According to the Avesta (Yasna, 9, 17),, Airyanem Vaejo, on the river Daitya, the old sacred country of the gods, was the home of Zoroaster, and the scene of his.