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By W. Wynn Westcott

Those Oracles are thought of to embrace the various primary gains of Chaldæan philosophy. they've got come right down to us via Greek translations and have been held within the maximum esteem all through antiquity, a sentiment which used to be shared alike by means of the early Christian Fathers and the later Platonists. The doctrines contained therein are attributed to Zoroaster, although to which specific Zoroaster isn't really recognized; historians provide notices of as many as six diversified participants all bearing that identify, which was once most likely the name of the Prince of the Magi, and a primary time period. The note Zoroaster is by means of a number of professionals otherwise derived: Kircher furnishes the most fascinating derivations whilst he seeks to teach that it comes from TzURA = a determine, and TzIUR= to model, ASH = fireplace, and STR = hidden; from those he will get the phrases Zairaster = fashioning photos of hidden fire;--or Tzuraster=the picture of mystery issues. Others derive it from Chaldee and Greek phrases that means " a contemplator of the Stars."

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