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Definition of Ophite

Ophite
Ophite O"phite, n. [L. Ophitae, pl. See Ophite, a.] (Eccl.Hist.) A mamber of a Gnostic serpent-worshiping sect of the second century.

Meaning of Ophite from wikipedia

- The Ophites, also called Ophians (Gr**** Ὀφιανοί Ophianoi, from ὄφις ophis "snake"), were a Christian Gnostic sect depicted by Hippolytus of Rome (170–235)...
- up ophite or ophitic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Ophite or Ophitic may refer to: Ophites, an ancient Gnostic sect in Syria and Egypt Ophite or...
- The Ophite Diagrams are ritual and esoteric diagrams used by the Ophite sect of Gnosticism, who revered the serpent from the Garden of Eden as a symbol...
- Our Lady of Endor Coven, also known as Ophite Cultus Sathanas, was a Satanic cult claimed to have been founded in 1948[citation needed] by Herbert Arthur...
- related to it, the builders of the physical universe. Among the Archontics, Ophites, Sethians and in the writings of Nag Hammadi library, the archons are rulers...
- identified Leviathan with the demon of the deadly sin envy. According to Ophite diagrams, the Leviathan encapsulates the space of the material world. The...
- spiritual world, as the true, good God. In the Archontic, Sethian, and Ophite systems, Yaldabaoth (Yahweh) is regarded as the malevolent Demiurge and...
- group called the Ophite Cultus Satanas, which was created in Ohio in 1948. The Ophite Cultus Satanas was inspired by the ancient Ophite sect of Gnosticism...
- a theory Diagrams (band), British rock band Ophite Diagrams, esoteric ritual diagrams used by the Ophite sect of Gnosticism The Diagram Brothers This...
- doctrine that the world was made by angels. In the Archontic, Sethian, and Ophite systems, which have many affinities with the doctrine of Valentinus, the...