Heracleon was a Gnostic, probably in the south of Italy who was described by Clement of Alexandria as the most esteemed of the school of Valentinus; and, according to Origen said to have been in personal contact with Valentinus himself.
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Year Written: (Assumed)150-180 AD
Scripture Type:Gnostic Authors
Gnosticism is a modern term categorizing a collection of pre-Christian ancient religions whose adherents shunned the material world which they viewed as created by the demiurge; and instead embraced the spiritual world. Gnostic Authors are the writers of Gnostic texts and works.
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