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More on the pagan term Theos Hypsistos

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Submitted by zzazzeefrazzee (United States), Mar 17, 2008 at 21:24

Here is more info on the pagan term Theos Hypsistos that was "hijacked" (a term that you first used with reference to the Arabic language) by Christians from previous pagan usage. Further infomration in Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity by Polymnia Athanassiadi, Michael Frede.


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