Ptolemaites a branch of the Gnostic sect of the 2d century, described by Irenaeus as "a bud from the Valentinians," take their name from their leader Ptolemy (q.v.), who differed in opinion from Valentinian with respect to the number and nature of the aeons, as well as the authorship and design of some portions of the Old Testament. SEE PTOLEMY.

Bible concordance for PTOLEMAIS.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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