antetype

antetype

(ˈæntɪˌtaɪp)
n
an earlier form; prototype
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26) Indeed, the Messianic ideal was "an antetype of American republican independence.
Peter Bells, one, two and three, O'er the wide world wandering be:-- First, the antenatal Peter, Wrapt in weeds of the same metre, The so long predestined raiment Clothed in which to walk his way meant The second Peter; whose ambition Is to link the proposition As the mean of two extremes-- (This was learnt from Aldric's themes) Shielding from the guilt of schism The orthodoxal syllogism: The first Peter--he who was Like the shadow in the glass Of the second, yet unripe, His substantial antetype.
Faulkner constructs another "foreigner" on the hybrid antetype of Christ in the character of the corporal in A Fable.
Part B, on the other hand, stood by itself as an account of the creation of the cosmos by the antetype of the creator God of Genesis, androgynous Immortal Man.