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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of one of the most ancient branches of the Gnostics, so called from the leader, Menander, thought to have been a disciple of Simon Magus. He asserted that he was the Messiah, offering salvation through baptism in his name, and promising immortality to his followers.


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