Meaning of SEVERIAN in English

SEVERIAN

I. sə̇virēən noun

( -s )

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: Medieval Latin Severianus, from Severus, 2d century Gnostic + Latin -ianus -ian

: one of a sect of Encratite Gnostics of the 2d century

II. noun

( -s )

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: Sever us died 538 Pisidian ecclesiastic, bishop of Antioch + English -ian

: a follower of the Monophysite patriarch Severus who taught that the body of Christ was subject to corruption prior to his resurrection

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