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Persian Gnosticism is a general term for various religious movements in Persia.
Movements covered by this term include:
- Mandaeism, a blanket term for the modern monotheistic religion of the Mandaeans with a strongly dualistic worldview, practiced primarily in southern Iraq and the Iranian province of Khuzestan
- Manichaeism, one of the major ancient religions of Iranian origin from the 3rd to 7th century
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