Swastika Manichaean

A friend from Bosnia send me this mail: I come from Bosnia and here we have maybe oldest depiction of swastika in whole Europe... they are on some medieval tombstones, and are at least 700 years old... those tombstones belonged to members of today non-existing Manichean Bosnian church. i dont know much about them, not because i dont want, but because theres no way to find out... our history is re-written many times by austo-hungarian empire, communist regime, vatican and others, its hard to know what is truth and what is lie.

This info Swastikablog found on Wikipedia: Manichaeism as a syncretistic form of oriental Christianity was quickly successful and spread far through the Aramaic-Syriac speaking regions, it thrived between the third and seventh centuries, and at its height was one of the most widespread religions in the world. Manichaean churches and scriptures existed as far east as China and as far west as the Roman Empire. It was widespread among the legions of the Roman Empire, who considered it a soldier's religion, and it was briefly the main rival to Christianity in the competition to replace classical paganism. Manichaeism survived longer in the East than in the West, and it appears to have finally faded away after the 14th century in southern China, contemporary to the decline in China of the Church of the East

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