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The supreme god of the ancient Dacians. The evidence concerning ancient Dacian religion is fragmentary to say the least, but according to Romanian scholars the cult of Zalmoxis bore a number of resemblances to Christianity, and its priests lived ascetically in colleges resembling Orthodox monasteries. Thus ancient Dacian religion is said to have contained logoi spermatikoi which later blossomed into the fullness of the Romanian Orthodox Church.

Norman Hugh Redington

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