Related Content

Related Overviews


St Irenaeus (c. 130—200) Greek theologian

Origen (c. 185—254) Christian scholar and theologian

St Hippolytus (c. 170—236)


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Religion


Show Summary Details


Ophites and Naassenes

Quick Reference

(Gk. ὄφις, Heb. , ‘serpent’). Gnostic sects which derived their names from the special importance which they attached to the serpent; it is not entirely clear whether they were connected. ...

Subjects: Religion

Reference entries