Zoroastrianism/Timelines

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A timeline (or several) relating to Zoroastrianism.
1400-600 BCE: Speculated dates of Zoroaster's birth
549-330 BCE: Achaemenid Empire
220-227 BCE: Arsacid Empire
228-651 CE: Sassanid Empire
650 CE: Defeat of the Sassanid Empire by the Rashidun Caliphs, slow persecution begins following collapse of Zoroastrianism as the state religion
910-950 CE: Traditional date of arrival of Parsis to India fleeing from Persecution in Iran.
1970 CE: Slow migration of Parsis to western countries
1970-96 CE: Establishment of Halls of Worship and Zoroastrian Associations in several U.S., Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand cities. Establishment of Federation of Zoroastrian Association of North America (FEZANA)




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