Early Religions- Zoroastrianism

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Early Religions- Zoroastrianism
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2011-09-26 18:38:24
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AP World History Unit1 Foundations Religion
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Unit I: Foundations, Religion
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  1. Symbol (Zoroastrianism)
    • Faravahar
  2. Founder (Zoroastrianism)
    Zarathustra (Zoroaster)
  3. Origins (Zoroastrianism)
    • Ancient Persia
    • 6th century BCE
  4. Beliefs (Zoroastrianism)
    • good always triumphs in the end
    • Arene v. Mazda
    • monotheistic
    • honesty, purity, reverence for nature
    • resurrection & afterlife
  5. Religious Text (Zoroastrianism)
    • Avesta
    • original words of the founder, in a series of 5 hymns (Gathas) > sacred poetry
  6. Place of Worship (Zoroastrianism)
    anywhere, God follows from place to place
  7. The Three-fold Path (Zoroastrianism)
    • Good Thoughts
    • Good Words
    • Good Deeds

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