Allogenes

Allogenes (Α᾿λλογενεῖς).

(1.) Revelations of "Allogenes," as of Zoroaster and others, are mentioned by Porphyry (Vita Plot. § 16) as appealed to by the Gnostics contemporary with Plotinus. But it seems probable that he mistook for the name of an author the plural title of the following book.

(2.) An apocryphal book or series of books bearing this name is said by Epiphanius to have been used by the Sethians, the Archontici, and, apparently, the sect which he calls "Gnostici."

 
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