Artotyrite Ar`to*ty"rite, n. [LL. Artotyritae, pl., fr. Gr. ? bread + ? cheese.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect in the primitive church, who celebrated the Lord's Supper with bread and cheese, alleging that the first oblations of men not only of the fruit of the earth, but of their flocks. [--Gen. iv. 3, 4.] [1913 Webster]

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  • artotyrite — ⇒ARTOTYRITE, subst. masc. HIST. RELIG. Membre d une secte chrétienne du IIe siècle qui se servait de pain et de fromage pour l Eucharistie (cf. RENAN, Hist. des orig. du Christianisme, Marc Aurèle et la fin du monde antique, 1881, p. 237).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Artotyrite — The Artotyrites, or Artotyritæ, were a sect branched from the ancient Montanists, who first appears in the 2nd century, and spread throughout Galatia. They used bread and cheese in the Eucharist, or perhaps baked bread with cheese. their reason… …   Wikipedia

  • Artotyrite — Artotyrites Les Artotyrites (du grec ARO, pain, TURO, fromage) sont des chrétiens qui formaient une branche des Montanistes. Ils parurent dans le deuxième siecle en Galatie. Ils communiquaient la prêtrise aux femmes, auxquelles ils permettaient… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • artotyrite — (ar to ti ri t ) s. m. Terme d histoire religieuse. Membre d une secte chrétienne qui se servait de pain et de fromage pour l eucharistie, et qui admettait des prêtresses. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Termes grecs signifiant pain et fromage …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • artotyrite — ar·to·ty·rite …   English syllables

  • artotyrite — ˌärd.əˈtīˌrīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Late Latin Artotyrita, from Late Greek Artotyritēs, from Greek artotyros bread and cheese (from arto + tyros cheese) + itēs ite more at tyr : one of a Montanist sect that according to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquarii — is a name given to the Christians who substituted water for wine in the Eucharist. It is claimed that the practice widely in vogue at an early time, even among the orthodoxFact|date=February 2007 Catholics consider the substitution an act of… …   Wikipedia

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