Paulician

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Pau´li`cian

    (pạ´lĭ`shan)
n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect of Christian dualists originating in Armenia in the seventh century. They rejected the Old Testament and the part of the New.
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Garsoian (The Paulician Heresy: A Study of the Origin and Development of Paulicianism in Armenia and the Eastern Provinces of the Byzantine Empire [The Hague/Paris: Mouton, 1967] 157, 166, 185).