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Messalians

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and Egypt, and were condemned at the Council of Ephesus in 431,...

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Messalians

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and Egypt, and were condemned at the Council of Ephesus in 431,...

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Messalians: The Macarian Homilies

Henry Chadwick.

in The Church in Ancient Society

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 1568 words.

Rigorous ascetic texts from Edessa in about 370 written under the name of Makarios became associated with heretics known as Messalians. Despite their disparagement of the sacramental and...

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Messalians

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 105 words.

a pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and

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Messalians

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 105 words.

a pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and

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Messalians

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 61 words.

A Christian sect of the 4th–7th cents. Their name derives from Syriac mṣallyane, ‘praying people’; they were also known

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Messalians

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 380 words.

a pietistic mendicant sect. Their name is derived from a Syriac word which, like the corresponding Greek, means ‘praying people’.

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Euchites

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

Another name for the Messalians.

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Euchites

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

Another name for the *Messalians.

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Simeon of Mesopotamia

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 33 words.

A leader of the *Messalians, mentioned by *Theodoret (HE 4. 11. 2), sometimes identified with the

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Simeon of Mesopotamia

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 26 words.

(5th cent.), a leader of the *Messalians, sometimes identified with the Simeon to whom some MSS attribute the

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