quartodeciman

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quartodeciman

(ˌkwɔːtəʊˈdɛsɪmən)
n
(Christian Churches, other) Early Church one of a group of early Christians who observed Easter on the day of the Jewish Passover regardless of whether or not it was Sunday
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Its addition is polemical, intended to distance Polycarp from Quartodecimanism and from those who might lionize him for the opposite purpose.
Quartodecimanism was not an issue in the church in north Africa.