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Zarathustra and Khosrow Parviz

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Zarathustra (Zarathushtra) ca. 1800 B.C. and Khosrow Parviz (Sassanid-era)
During the rule of Sassanian Empire, the religion of Zarathustra was made the royal religion.
The Sassanian court used this naturalistic religion for its own benefit, by turning it into dogmatic laws.

1999, Cologne
Oil on canvas
140 cm x 100 cm