Sethian


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Sethite, Sethian

a member of a Gnostic sect that regarded Seth, son of Adam, as the father of a pure race and considered the serpent as its deity.
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The heritage trail starts at the historical Ghanta Ghar and passes through ancient Bazaar-e-Kalaan and primordial Mohallah Sethian. Mohallah Sethian has a number of beautifully architectural houses constructed by the members of wealthy Sethi family way back in 1880s.
'To this day, Peshawar's Mohalla Chaka Gali, Mohalla Sethian Ram Pura Gate and Gantha Ghar are home to Hindu buildings and places of worship.'
The two are known as Daveithai and Eleleth in the Sethian creation myth (Apocryphon of John); see, e.g., King 2006: 87.
The heritage trail started at the historical Ghanta Ghar and passed through ancient Bazaar-e-Kalaan and primordial Mohallah Sethian with a number of beautifully architectural houses constructed by wealthy Sethi family way back in 1880s.
Surprisingly enough, the over 400-year-old bridge has four different names Chuha Gujar, Speen, Sethian and Bara bridge but its big purpose to provide safe passage to vehicles, animal drawn carts and commuters over its torso is still the same.
Laura and Dara later went to historic Mohallah Sethian and visited the Sethi House.
That is the synopsis of the theory that the private company "Sethian Expeditions" pursues in their quest to explore a proposed impact crater in Iraq.
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(8) Taking his lead, we began to examine different branches of Gnosticism, and discovered a potential connection with the Sethian Gnostic worldview.
PESHAWAR -- Despite spending Rs400 million on heritage trail project in Mohallah Sethian old city; WSSP, district administration and Town-I failed to take care of the renovated bazaar by stopping encroachment and removing garbage from the roadside to keep it clean for the visitors.
The first problem with the Gnostic notion of the demiurge lies in the heterogeneous groups gathered under that label: "He is central to Valentinian and Sethian systems, but possibly absent in the systems of Menander and Saturninus" (p.