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Iranian Philosophy
IRANIAN PHILOSOPHY (Persian :فلسفه ایرانی) or PERSIAN PHILOSOPHY can be traced back as far as to Old Iranian philosophical traditions and thoughts which originated in ancient Indo-Iranian roots and were considerably influenced by Zarathustra 's teachings. According to the Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy , the chronology of the subject and science of philosophy starts with the Indo-Iranians, dating this event to 1500 BC
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Judaism
JUDAISM (originally from Hebrew יהודה‬, Yehudah, "Judah "; via Latin
Latin
and Greek ) is an ancient, monotheistic , Abrahamic religion with the Torah
Torah
as its foundational text. It encompasses the religion , philosophy and culture of the Jewish people . Judaism
Judaism
is considered by religious Jews
Jews
to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel
Israel
. Judaism
Judaism
includes a wide corpus of texts, practices, theological positions, and forms of organization. The Torah
Torah
is part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
, and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash
Midrash
and the Talmud
Talmud

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Middle Platonism
MIDDLE PLATONISM is the modern name given to a stage in the development of Platonic philosophy , lasting from about 90 BC – when Antiochus of Ascalon rejected the scepticism of the New Academy – until the development of Neoplatonism under Plotinus
Plotinus
in the 3rd century. Middle Platonism
Platonism
absorbed many doctrines from the rival Peripatetic and Stoic schools. The pre-eminent philosopher in this period, Plutarch
Plutarch
(c. 45-120), defended the freedom of the will and the immortality of the soul. He sought to show that God, in creating the world, had transformed matter, as the receptacle of evil , into the divine soul of the world, where it continued to operate as the source of all evil. God is a transcendent being, which operates through divine intermediaries, which are the gods and daemons of popular religion
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Mongol Invasion Of Central Asia
The MONGOL INVASION OF CENTRAL ASIA occurred after the unification of the Mongol
Mongol
and Turkic tribes on the Mongolian plateau in 1206. It was finally complete when Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan
conquered the Khwarizmian Empire in 1221. CONTENTS * 1 Siberia (1207-1209) * 2 Uyghurs, Qarluqs and Qara Khitai (1216-1218) * 3 Khwarezmia (1219-1221) * 4 References SIBERIA (1207-1209) Main article: History of Siberia § Mongol
Mongol
conquest The conquest of the forest peoples of Siberia was carried out in 1207 by Genghis' eldest son, Jochi
Jochi
. Most of the tribes submitted with little resistance, with the exception of the Yenisei Kyrgyz , who had defeated an expeditionary force in 1204, and took several years to subdue. Tuva was conquered in 1207
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Oxford Dictionary Of Philosophy
THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF PHILOSOPHY (1994; second edition 2008; third edition 2016) is a dictionary of philosophy by Simon Blackburn , published by Oxford University Press . REFERENCES * Blackburn, Simon (2008). The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (revised 2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press
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Indo-Iranians
Pontic Steppe * Domestication of the horse
Domestication of the horse
* Kurgan
Kurgan
* Kurgan
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Persian Gardens
The tradition and style of garden design represented by PERSIAN GARDENS or IRANIAN GARDENS (Persian : باغ ایرانی‎‎) has influenced the design of gardens from Andalusia
Andalusia
to India
India
and beyond. The gardens of the Alhambra
Alhambra
show the influence of Persian garden philosophy and style in a Moorish palace scale, from the era of al-Andalus in Spain
Spain
. Humayun\'s Tomb and Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
have some of the largest Persian gardens
Persian gardens
in the world, from the era of the Mughal Empire in India
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Iranian Languages
The IRANIAN LANGUAGES or IRANIC LANGUAGES are a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages
Indo-Iranian languages
, which in turn are a branch of the Indo-European language family . The speakers of Iranian languages
Iranian languages
are known as Iranian peoples . Historical Iranian languages
Iranian languages
are grouped in three stages: Old Iranian (until 400 BC), Middle Iranian (400 BC – 900 AD), and New Iranian (since 900 AD). Of the Old Iranian languages, the better understood and recorded ones are Old Persian (a language of Achaemenid Iran) and Avestan (the language of the Avesta
Avesta
). Middle Iranian languages
Iranian languages
included Middle Persian
Middle Persian
(a language of Sassanid Iran), Parthian , and Bactrian
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Zoroastrianism
ZOROASTRIANISM, or more natively MAZDAYASNA, is one of the world's oldest extant religions, "combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner unique among the major religions of the world". Ascribed to the teachings of the Iranian prophet Zoroaster
Zoroaster
(or Zarathustra) , it exalts a deity of wisdom, Ahura Mazda (Wise Lord), as its Supreme Being . Major features of Zoroastrianism, such as messianism , heaven and hell , and free will have, some believe, influenced other religious systems, including Second Temple Judaism , Gnosticism
Gnosticism
, Christianity
Christianity
, and Islam
Islam

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Manicheism
WESTERN * Revelation
Revelation
* Divine illumination
Divine illumination
* Divine light EASTERN *
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Eudoxus Of Cnidus
EUDOXUS OF CNIDUS (/ˈjuːdəksəs/ ; Greek : Εὔδοξος ὁ Κνίδιος, Eúdoxos ho Knídios; c. 390– c. 337 BC) was a Greek astronomer , mathematician , scholar and student of Plato
Plato
. All of his works are lost, though some fragments are preserved in Hipparchus
Hipparchus
' commentary on Aratus 's poem on astronomy . Theodosius of Bithynia 's important work, Sphaerics , may be based on a work of Eudoxus. CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Mathematics
Mathematics
* 3 Astronomy
Astronomy
* 3.1 Eudoxan planetary models * 3.2 Importance of Eudoxan system * 4 Ethics * 5 See also * 6 Notes * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links LIFEHis name Eudoxus means "honored" or "of good repute" (in Ancient Greek εὔδοξος, from eu "good" and doxa "opinion, belief, fame")
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Latin
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
. The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian
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Pliny The Elder
PLINY THE ELDER (born GAIUS PLINIUS SECUNDUS, AD 23 – 79) was a Roman author , naturalist and natural philosopher , a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire
Roman Empire
, and friend of the emperor Vespasian
Vespasian
. Spending most of his spare time studying, writing, and investigating natural and geographic phenomena in the field, Pliny wrote the encyclopedic Naturalis Historia (Natural History), which became an editorial model for encyclopedias . His nephew, Pliny the Younger , wrote of him in a letter to the historian Tacitus : For my part I deem those blessed to whom, by favour of the gods, it has been granted either to do what is worth writing of, or to write what is worth reading; above measure blessed those on whom both gifts have been conferred. In the latter number will be my uncle, by virtue of his own and of your compositions
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Ancient Greek
The ANCIENT GREEK language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece
Greece
and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD. It is often roughly divided into the Archaic period (9th to 6th centuries BC), Classical period (5th and 4th centuries BC), and Hellenistic period
Hellenistic period
( Koine Greek
Koine Greek
, 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD). It is antedated in the second millennium BC by Mycenaean Greek and succeeded by medieval Greek . The language of the Hellenistic phase is known as Koine (common). Koine is regarded as a separate historical stage of its own, although in its earliest form it closely resembled Attic Greek and in its latest form it approaches Medieval Greek
Medieval Greek
. Prior to the Koine period, Greek of the classic and earlier periods included several regional dialects
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Mazdakism
MAZDAK (Middle Persian : ) (died c. 524 or 528) (also MAZDAK THE YOUNGER) was a Zoroastrian mobad (priest), Iranian reformer, prophet and religious activist who gained influence during the reign of the Sasanian emperor Kavadh I . He claimed to be a prophet of Ahura Mazda and instituted communal possessions and social welfare programs. He has been seen as a proto-socialist . CONTENTS* 1 Mazdakism * 1.1 Origins * 1.2 Theological tenets * 1.3 Ethical and social principles * 2 Followers * 3 Opposition to and purge of Mazdak\'s adherents * 4 Jewish tradition * 5 Legacy * 6 See also * 7 Notes * 8 References * 9 External links MAZDAKISMMazdak was the chief representative of a religious and philosophical teaching called Mazdakism, which he viewed as a reformed and purified version of Zoroastrianism , although his teaching has been argued to display influences from Manichaeism as well
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