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    Please explain the term: Zoroaster

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    The term "Zoroaster" is the Greek transliteration of the name "Zarathustra", a man who was the founding prophet of what became known as Zoroastrianism. Zarathustra was in some ways in the tradition of earlier prophets such as Jesus and Muhammad, for he defended principles of social justice and religious purity. He was very different from either of them in one important way; whereas Jesus acquired the status of Son of God, and Muhammad claimed to be God's messenger ...