plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Joachimite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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