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Mani, who came to be considered himself to be the seal of the prophets, named Buddha, Zarathustra, and Jesus as his forerunners.
The main primary sources on the beginning of Manichean missionary work are the Cologne Mani Codex and the Kephalaia.
Sammuel L.C. Lieu
Manicheism arrived in China in the sixth century, but its history in there was little known until the first decade of the 20th century, when a genuine Manichean text in Chinese was discovered in the Cave of Thousand Buddhas in Tun-huang.This Article Has Images/Tables.
town in the Rudbār district, Gilān province. Located at lat 36°44′ N, long 49°24′ E, where the Qezel-owzan (Kızıl-uzun) and Šāhrud rivers unite into the Safidrud.
(Neo-Assyrian Mannāyu), name refering to a region southeast of Lake Urmia centered around modern Saqqez.
C. Edmund Bosworth
the name of two of the later Amirs of the Samanids (q.v.), the first ruling in both Transoxiana and Khorasan, and the second in Transoxiana only.
Zoroastrian convert to Christianity, catholicos for the Church of the East, 540-52 CE.
the Christian apostle, considered as the first missionary in the Arsacid Empire.
Morteza Hosayni Dehkordi and EIr.
(Kiss me), the title of one of the most popular songs (taṣnif) of mid-twentieth century Iran.