ABRAXAS (Abrasax, Abraxis)

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A word with the numerical value of 365 (a = 1, b = 2, r = 100, x = 60, s = 200), which corresponds to the number of the days in a year. The name Abraxas designates a god who in the of is . In addition, he appears in magical and on .

ABRAXAS (Abrasax, Abraxis)
ABRAXAS (Abrasax, Abraxis)

[See also: Basilides; Gnosis; .]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Dornseiff, F. Das Alphabet in Mystik und Magie, 2nd ed. Leipzig and , 1925.
  • Nilsson, M. P. Geschichte der griechischen Religion, Vol. 2, p. 617. , 1961.

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