Joachimite

noun
Jo·​a·​chim·​ite | \ ˈjōəˌkiˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of Joachimite

: a follower of Joachim of Floris who divided all time into the three ages of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit of which the second age lasted from a.d. 1 to 1260 and whose doctrine of a spiritual elite destined to convert the world in the third age influenced the Fraticelli

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History and Etymology for Joachimite

Joachim of Floris †about 1202 Italian mystic + English -ite

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“Joachimite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Joachimite. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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