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 Zalmoxis -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to (The ancient Greek known as the father of history; his accounts of the wars between the Greeks and Persians are the first known examples of historical writing (425-485 BC)) Herodotus (IV.
Zalmoxis, Salmoxis, Zamolxis, Samolxis, with a majority of manuscripts favouring Salmoxis.
Herodotus, who declines to commit himself as to the existence of Zamolxis, expresses the opinion that in any case Zalmoxis must have lived long before the time of Pythagoras.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/z/za/zalmoxis.htm   (587 words)

  
 Zalmoxis. Not an parallel for Christianity
A number of them stand in order, each holding in his hand three darts; others take the man who is to be sent to Zalmoxis, and swinging him by his hands and feet, toss him into the air so that he falls upon the points of the weapons.
The Zalmoxis account presupposes a very clever and educated person bamboozling ignorant persons (and indeed, very ignorant -- the disciples saw the death of Jesus, and it is testified to in secular accounts; Eliade finds the account "incomphensible" on this point, for the Thracians assumed Z was dead, without ever seeing his body!
But this leads to our next point: "...all that we know about Zalmoxis and the religion of the Dacians we owe entirely to the accounts and commentaries of foreign writers." [67] There are not even arguable works by disciples of the faith as with Christianity.
www.tektonics.org /copycat/zalmoxis.html   (2567 words)

  
 ZALMOXIS, or ZAMOLXIS - Online Information article about ZALMOXIS, or ZAMOLXIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ZALMOXIS, or ZAMOLXIS, a semi-mythical social and religious reformer, regarded as the only true See also:
By the euhemeristic Hellespontine Greeks Herodotua was told that Zalmoxis was really a man, formerly a slave of See also:
It is probable that Zalmoxis is See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /YAK_ZYM/ZALMOXIS_or_ZAMOLXIS.html   (351 words)

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