abraxas

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abraxas

(əˈbræksəs) or

abrasax

n
(Christian Churches, other) an ancient charm composed of Greek letters: originally believed to have magical powers and inscribed on amulets, etc, but from the second century ad personified by Gnostics as a deity, the source of divine emanations
[from Greek: invented word]
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Abraxas