manichaeanism manichaeanism

Definition(s):

  • (n) a religion founded by Manes in the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000
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/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /