STAUROLATRAE

STAUROLATRAE
vocati sunt Haeretici quidam in Armenia, alias Chazinzarii dicti, quod idem sonat: Chazus namque illorum linguâ idem, quod Graecis ςταυρὸς, Latinis Crux, unde sic dicti sunt, quod crucem tantum adorare et colere dicerentur, uti habet Langius, interpres Nicephori Callisti l. 18. c. 54.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • Chazinzarians — The Chazinzarians, also called Chazitzarii or Staurolatræ, were an Armenian sect mentioned by Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopoulos. Their name is derived from chaza, the Armenian word for the cross. The members of the sect are described as… …   Wikipedia

  • CHAZINZARII — Haeretici Armeniae, Staurolatrae, nam Chazus crucem notat. Nestorii sectatores, annuô ieiuniô mortem Artziburtzi canis, quô Sergius usus erat, ad ipsis adventum suum significandum, venerabantur. Nicephor. l. 18. c. 54. Gautier in Chron 7. saeculi …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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