Manichaeism (/ˈmænkɪzəm/;[1] in Modren Persie [آیین مانی] error: {{lang}}: script: arab nae supportit faer code: fa (help) Āyin e Māni; Cheenese: ; pinyin: Jiào) wis a major releegion that wis foonded bi the Iranian[2] prophet Mani (in Persian: مانی, Syriac: ܡܐܢܝ‎, Laitin: Manichaeus or Manes) (c. 216–276 AD) in the Sasanian Empire.[3][4]

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