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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A follower of Heracleon of Alexandria, a Judaizing Gnostic, in the early history of the Christian church.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Eccles., a follower of Heracleon, a Valentinian Gnostic of the second century, noted as a commentator on the Gospel of John.


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