from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disciple of Hermogenes, an heretical teacher who lived in Africa near the close of the second century. He held matter to be the fountain of all evil, and that souls and spirits are formed of corrupt matter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Hermogenean.
  • Of or pertaining to Hermogenianus, a noted Roman jurist who lived in the fourth century, the writer of several works on jurisprudence, and the reputed compiler of the “Codex Hermogenianus,” or Hermogenian code. See code.
  • n. Same as Hermogenean.


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