• (noun): Persian prophet who founded Zoroastrianism (circa 628-551 BC).
    Synonyms: Zoroaster

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... Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (Thus Spoke Zarathustra or Thus Spake Zarathustra) is a tone poem by Richard Strauss, composed in 1896 and inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophical treatise of the same name ...

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