Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Ahriman and Ormuzd

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Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), Volume 1
Ahriman and Ormuzd

by Louis Charles Casartelli

(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.)