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Addas

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One of the three original disciples of Manes, who according to the Acts of Archelaus introduced the heretical teachings of Manes into Scythia and later went on a similar mission to the East, being also commissioned to collect Christian books. He is called Baddas by Cyril of Jerusalem. Photius refers to a work of his (Biblioth. Cod. 85) entitled "Modion" (Mark 4:21) which was refuted by Diodorus of Tarsus. A work against Moses and the Prophets by Addas and Adimantus is also mentioned.


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COWELL in Dict. of Christ. Biogr., I, 43.

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APA citation. Walsh, T. (1907). Addas. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01136c.htm

MLA citation. Walsh, Thomas. "Addas." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01136c.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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