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Sunday, 10 April 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Zalmoxis

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Zalmoxis: noun – a Thracian sky god who, traditionally, spent time on Earth before becoming the ruler of the underworld. It’s probable his make up was influenced by the cult of Osiris in Egypt.

‘On his knees, the worshipper begged Zalmoxis to teach him about the immortality of the human soul.’

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