Zorvanism Timeline

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  • c. 1500 BCE - c. 1000 BCE
    Zoroaster develops his new vision of religious truth which becomes Zoroastrianism.
  • c. 550 BCE - 330 BCE
    Zorvanism develops during the latter part of the Achaemenid Persian Empire.
  • 224 CE - 651 CE
    The religious "heresy" of Zorvanism, first suggested under the Achaemenid Empire, is fully developed during the Sassanian Period.
  • 651 CE
    Muslim Arab conquest of Persia; Zoroastrianism/Zorvanism is suppressed and forcible conversion efforts instituted.
  • 651 CE - 1400 CE
    Zorvanite concepts of time, destiny, and free will continue to exert influence over religious and literary motifs.