Acephali


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A`ceph´a`li


n. pl.1.A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads.
2.(Eccl. Hist.) A Christian sect without a leader.
3.A class of levelers in the time of K. Henry I.
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Pero hay otros, que pululan en el occidente cristiano, a quienes Isidoro define acephali, porque no reconocen en el obispo al caput y guia al que seguir.
Quare ideo statutum est hoc, ut ordinatus ex titulo ligetur, ne discurrat per mundum vagando, et tamquam acephali, et tamquam seculares negotiis laicalibus se immiscentes, quod esse non debet in quocunque ordine .