What does Heresiarch mean?

Heresiarch meaning in General Dictionary

A leader in heresy the main of a sect of heretics

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  • A leader in heresy; the principle of a sect of heretics.

Heresiarch meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1620s, from Church Latin haeresiarcha, from Late Greek hairesiarkhes (see heresy + arch-).


Heresiarch meaning in General Dictionary

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


Sentence Examples with the word Heresiarch

At the council of Frankfort in 794 Alcuin upheld the orthodox doctrine, and obtained the condemnation of the heresiarch Felix of Urgel.

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