publication date: Monday, June 17, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Religion

clue: Long before Islam, the Persian people followed the teachings of this philosopher in order to realize themselves.

explanation: Zoroaster, also known as Zarathustra, was an ancient philosopher whose teachings led to the self-realization religion known as Zoroastrianism. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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