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Glossary Items starting with 'Z'

  • Zerubbabel ben Shealtiel

    governor of Judah in the sixth century BCE mentioned in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Haggai, and Zechariah.

  • Zeus

    king of Greek gods

  • ziggurat

    An ancient Mesopotamian temple, taking the form of a stepped pyriamid.

  • zooarchaeological

    Relating to the archaeological study of animal life.

  • Zooarchaeology

    The study of animal remains at an archaeological site.

  • Zoroaster

    the founder of the Persian religion, Zoroastrianism

  • Zoroastrianism

    Related to the religion of the Persians, named after its founder, Zoroaster.

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