Mazdeism


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Maz·da·ism

also Maz·de·ism  (măz′də-ĭz′əm)
n.
Zoroastrianism.

[From Avestan mazdå, the good principle, from mazdā-, wise; see Ahura Mazda.]
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Lazar's tripartite account charts a hundred-year span from the division of Armenia between Byzantium and Iran in 387 through the dissolution of the monarchy in 428 and Yazdgard II's devastating campaign of mid-century to re-impose Mazdeism as state cult, which led to the Armenian defeat at the Battle of Avarayr.