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1) Ahriman. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Ahura Mazda's adversary, the chief spirit of darkness and evil in Zoroastrianism. Persian ahriman, from Middle Persian ahraman, from Avestan angro mainiius, the evil...

2) Ahriman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ahriman, (a´rimn) (KEY) : see Zoroastrianism....

3) Evil Principle. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(See AHRIMAN, ARIMANES, ASALOR.) 1...

4) 978. Satan. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: SATAN, the Devil, Lucifer, Belial, Beëlzebub, Eblis [Ar.], Ahriman [Zoroastrianism], Mephistopheles, Mephisto, Shaitan [Hind.], Samael, Asmodeus, Satanas [archaic],...

5) Ormusd or Ormuzd. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or angel of light and good, and creator of all things, according to the Magian system. (See AHRIMAN.) 1...

6) Zurvanism. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...claiming that Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe and that both Ahura Mazda and Ahriman were his offspring....

7) XXXVII. a. Eastern Mythology: Zoroaster. Vols. I & II: Stories of Gods and Heroes. Bulfinch, Thomas. 1913. Age of Fable
...remained faithful to his creator, and was regarded as the source of all good, while Ahriman (Arimanes) rebelled, and became the author of all evil upon the earth....

8) Easter Eggs. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...at Easter is Magian or Persian, and bears allusion to the mundane egg, for which Ormuzd and Ahriman were to contend till the consummation of all things. It prevailed...

9) b. Economy, Technology, Society, and Culture. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...through the free choice of God (Ahura Mazda) over the Spirit of Evil (Angro-mainyu or Ahriman). The priests of the religion were known as Magi, originally a Median...

10) Zoroastrianism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...less abstract. Opposing the good ahuras were the evil spirits, the daevas or divs, led by Ahriman. The war between these two supernatural hosts is the subject matter...

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