Hermogenian

noun

Her·​mo·​ge·​nian
ˌhərməˈjēnēən,
-nyən
: a disciple of Hermogenes in developing Marcion's doctrine of the eternity of matter

Word History

Etymology

Hermogenes, 2d century a.d. Greek rhetorician (from Latin, from Greek Hermogenēs) + English -ian

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“Hermogenian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hermogenian. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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