Hermogenian
Hermogenian Her`mo*ge"ni*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.) A disciple of Hermogenes, an heretical teacher who lived in Africa near the close of the second century. He held matter to be the fountain of all evil, and that souls and spirits are formed of corrupt matter. [1913 Webster]

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