Definition of Acephali. Meaning of Acephali. Synonyms of Acephali

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Definition of Acephali

Acephali
Acephali A*ceph"a*li, n. pl. [LL., pl. of acephalus. See Acephal.] 1. A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads. 2. (Eccl. Hist.) (a) A Christian sect without a leader. (b) Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control. 3. A class of levelers in the time of K. Henry I.

Meaning of Acephali from wikipedia

- In church history, the term acephali (from Ancient Gr****: ἀκέφαλοι akephaloi, "headless", singular ἀκέφαλος akephalos from ἀ- a-, "without", and κεφαλή...
- were called Dyophysites a term applied also to followers of Nestorianism. Acephali were Monophysites who in 482 broke away from Peter III of Alexandria who...
- eradicated the heresy of Arianism and completely stifled the new heresy of Acephali at its very outset. Archbishop Isidore strengthened religious discipline...
- Abura-sumashi (****anese) - Creature from a mountain p**** in Kumamoto Prefecture. Acephali (Gr****) - Headless humanoids. Acheri (Native American folklore) - Disease-bringing...
- his household. Talos, a giant man made out of bronze to protect Europa. Acephali/Headless men (Gr**** ἀκέφαλος akephalos, plural ἀκέφαλοι akephaloi, from...
- Acephalous (Gr****: "without a head") may refer to: Acephalous society Acephalous line Acephali...
- clerici vagantes; the general term for those recognising no leader is acephali. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church mentions as the main lines...
- and Offices of Episcopacy or Episcopacy ****erted against the Arians and Acephali New and Old (1642), could scarcely hope to retain his parish, which was...
- Ascidas, and with the ostensible purpose of reuniting to the Church the Acephali, a sect of Monophysites, Justinian was induced to censure the "Three Chapters"...
- devoted to re****ing a certain Gregory, described as a Syrian bishop of the Acephali (literally, "headless"), which in context means those who denied the Three...
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