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  • n. Plural form of archon. Chief magistrates of ancient Athens.


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  • They are sometimes called archons, sometimes kings, and sometimes prytanes.


  • Last time a Grant Morrison-related project had "archons" and "Manichaean" on the same page, one of his characters had this to say about it.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Finally, those lucky enough to escape to the world of the city found themselves still ruled by archons, the 1% of significant persons.

    Michael Vlahos: America: Enemy of Change, Midwife of the Future

  • And the archons commanded the man, "You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not brew the beans of the bush of vigor, for if you drink of it you will surely die."

    An Ancient Account of the Origin of Daylight Saving's Time

  • Anyway, they have a page of PDF from the Monster Manual with two ice archons.

    4e Excerpt: Archons « Geek Related

  • One of the parallels that strikes me is the lack of humility or at least self-awareness in the attempts to disassemble a large body of academic literature, rather than publishing - say - an article on Paul's conception of the archons as sublunar demons or docetic christology in GThom.

    More Mythicist-Creationist Parallels

  • This tactic includes scripting in religion, areas of sexuality as being a "sin", because tantric sexual energy generated from humans subverted the a context of negative-thought energy archons apparently feed on.

    Nazism, Manipulative Extraterrestrials, and Alternative Realities

  • Sypes is assisted by the angel Dill, the last living descendant of the archons who defended the city in earlier eras.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • As mentioned above, Dill is the last in a long line of archons who have defended the city and the Church throughout the ages.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • This semester in my "heresy" class, the relationship between various aeons, archons and entities in various Gnostic texts became confusing, as it often does.

    Gnostic Flow Chart


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  • From "C. Musonius Rufus" by Guy Davenport

    January 19, 2010