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Ahriman and Ormuzd

(More correctly ORMUZD AND AHRIMAN.)

The modern Persian forms of Anro-Mainyus and Ahura Mazda, the Evil Spirit and the Good Spirit, respectively, of the Avestic or Zoroastrian religion of the Ancient Iranians and modern Parsees. (See AVESTA.)

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APA citation. Casartelli, L.C. (1907). Ahriman and Ormuzd. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01233a.htm

MLA citation. Casartelli, Louis Charles. "Ahriman and Ormuzd." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01233a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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