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Ahriman [Jun. 30th, 2007|02:40 pm]
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I was reading a book and found out that Ahriman is the name of the evil deity from the Zoroastrianism religion and the good deity's name is Mazda (scary, isn't it? :) ).
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[User Picture]From: glamwhorebunni
2007-06-30 11:26 pm (UTC)
Yep, in Zoroastrianism Ahriman (also known as Angra Mainyu) is the Bad Dude whilst Ahura Mazda (also known as Hormizd) is the Good Dude.

There are quite a lot of mythological references in 40k. Don't forget than Horus is an Egyptian god. Or that Abaddon is a demon (mentioned in Revelations).
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[User Picture]From: icbhod
2007-07-01 02:59 pm (UTC)
Nurgle is also taken from that region of the world Spelled Nergal..see this article for the details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nergal

There is nothing new under the sun......
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