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The term “Antidicomarianites” is a label first formulated by Epiphanius of Salamis to describe, denounce, and refute various persons and groups of the second half of the 4th century CE as one autonomous sect from Arabia, who claimed – mainly based on their exegesis of the canonical gospels – that Mary had normal marital …

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Bergermann, Marc, “Antidicomarianites”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 04 October 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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