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Simon Magus

An Essay on the Founder of Simonianism

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Language: English
Wordcount: 34,915 / 110 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 567
Added to site: 2006.02.25
mnybks.net#: 12985
Genre: Religion

Based On The Ancient Sources With A Re-Evaluation Of His Philosophy And Teachings.

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se of the term, "He who stood," is confirmed, in the latter we are told that a branch of the Simonians was called Entychitae.

iv. Tertullianus, or Pseudo-Tertullianus (De Praescriptionibus, 46). Text: Liber de Praes., etc. (edidit H. Hurter, S.J.); Oeniponti, 1870. Tertullianus (De Anima, 34, 36). Text: _Bibliothec. Patr. Eccles. Select._ (curavit Dr. Guil. Bruno Linder), Fasc. iv; Lipsiae, 1859.

In the Praescriptions the passage is very short, the briefest notice possible, under the heading, "Anonymi Catalogus Heresum." The notice in the De Anima runs as follows:

For Simon the Samaritan also, the purveyor of the Holy Spirit, in the Acts of the Apostles, after he had been condemned by himself, together with his money, to perdition, shed vain tears and betook himself to assaulting the truth, as though for the gratification of vengeance. Supported by the powers of his art, for the purpose of his illusions through some power or other, he

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