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  • proper n. A Christian Adoptionist sect and militarized revolt movement that flourished between 650 and 872 in Armenia and the Eastern Themes of the Byzantine Empire.


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  • Gnosticism in the second century and Paulicianism in the sixth and seventh centuries had adherents among the Armenians, but the chief heresies to be mentioned in this connection are Nestorianism and Monophysitism.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize


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