Zurvanism

Zurvanism

[zur-vuh-niz-uhm]
noun
a Zoroastrian heresy that developed during the late Achaemenian period according to which both Ahura Mazda and Angra Mainyu were offspring of Zurvan.
Also, Zervanism.


Origin:
Zurvan + -ism

Zurvanite, noun
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zurvanism

noun
1. a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe 
2. a heretical Zoroastrian doctrine holding that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were Zurvan's offspring 
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