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Valentinus (d. c. 160)

Valentinus (val-en-tī’nus). An Alexandrian gnostic philosopher; died about 160 A.D. Of the systems of gnosis his is the most profound, as judged by the fragments of his works contained in the writings of his orthodox Christian adversaries, and especially in the supposititious work of Origen, ‘The Teachings of the Philosophers.’