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  • n. Plural form of Paulician.


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  • Paulicians is derived by their enemies from some unknown and domestic teacher; but I am confident that they gloried in their affinity to the apostle of the Gentiles.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • “Milner’s History of the Church” with some readers, may make it proper to observe, that his attempt to exculpate the Paulicians from the charge of Gnosticism or

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • A sect known as the Paulicians arose in Samosata in

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • In articles on the Manichees and early Christian heretics such as the Paulicians and Marcionites who proposed similarly dualistic solutions, Bayle conceded that on purely rational grounds, their view was no less rational than the orthodox one.

    This, About The Man I Met Out Here In Nearly Nowhere

  • Paulicians, that pity for their speculative errors, which modern times might think had been well purchased by the extent of the temporal services of these unfortunate sectaries.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Paulicians, the Arians, the Eutychians, against those of their adversaries.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • I acknowledge that I have not had my mind enlightened by all that Bayle has said about the Manichæans and Paulicians.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • This was an ancient document concerning the suppression of a heretical Gnostic sect, the Paulicians, in Orléans in the eleventh century.

    The Sion Revelation

  • Internally the period seems to have been one of unrest and religious ferment (founding of monasteries; St. John of Rila; beginning of the Bogomil heresy, c. 950, a dualistic creed possibly inspired by the Paulicians settled in the Thracian region by the Byzantine emperors).


  • Border warfare with the Arabs was chronic, but the campaign against the Paulicians (Christian purists hostile to the empire) was a new departure.



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