manichaeanism definition

  • noun:
    • a religion founded by Manes when you look at the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and trivial components of Christianity; distribute widely in the Roman Empire but had mainly died out by 1000

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