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Headword: Ὑψιστάριος
Adler number: upsilon,763
Translated headword: Hypsistarian
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The Hypsistarians [are] a particular sect, those who call on the Most High [Hypsistos].
Greek Original:
Ὑψιστάριος: αἵρεσίς τις ὑψιστάριοι, οἱ τὸν Ὕψιστον καλοῦντες.
Notes:
"A distinct Jewish-pagan sect which flourished from about 200 BC to about AD 400, mainly in Asia Minor" (Catholic Encyclopedia, with further detail, web address 1). Mentioned in Gregory of Nazianzus and elsewhere.
For Hypsistos cf. under alpha 69, alpha 425, mu 545.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 May 2004@10:27:08.
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