Definition of Heresiarch

1. n. A leader in heresy; the chief of a sect of heretics.



Definition of Heresiarch

1. Noun. The founder of a heresy, or a major ecclesiastical proponent of such a heresy. ¹

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Definition of Heresiarch

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heresiarch

herehence
herein
hereinabove
hereinafter
hereinbefore
hereinbelow
hereinto
hereinunder
hereish
heremitical
hereness
hereof
hereon
hereout
heres
heresiarch (current term)
heresiarchies
heresiarchs
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heresiographers
heresiographies
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heresiologist
heresiologists
heresiology
heresthetic
heresy
heretic

Literary usage of Heresiarch

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1. Aspects of Religious and Scientific Thought by Richard Holt Hutton, Elizabeth Mary Roscoe (1899)
"MAURICE AS heresiarch 1872 THOSE of my readers who may have known nothing of Mr. Maurice except what they found said of him in the columns of the Spectator ..."

2. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"The heresiarch, he says, the master of errors, is to be relaxed and, under no circumstances, is to be received back into the Church. ..."

3. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"Personal intervention of the Emperors in theology; every heresiarch finds an auxiliary upon the throne; persecutions and oppressions more cruel than before ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... heresiarch, nor the Quakers of being a new sect ; only thus far, that as in the progress of wickedness the last does still exceed, the Quakers are the ..."

5. Goldsmith's Roman History: Abridged by Himself, for the Use of Schools by Oliver Goldsmith (1825)
"together with the emperor himself, who, all except about seventeen, concurred in condemning the tenets of Arius; and this heresiarch, with his associates, ..."

6. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"Such and far more elevating were the ideas of Marcion, the great 'heresiarch' of the second century, ..."

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