Aeons

Some articles on aeons, aeon:

Marcosians - System - Aeons
... To understand the generation of the thirty Aeons from the Ogdoad, we have only to take the first eight numbers and add them up, leaving out six—for it is the Episemon and not a letter of the usual Greek alphabet ...
Valentinianism - The Valentinian System - Christ
... She brings forth, through her longing for that higher being, an Aeon who is higher and purer than herself, and at once rises into the celestial worlds ... this world has been born from Sophia in consequence of her sin, two Aeons, Nous (mind) and Aletheia (truth), by command of the Father, produce two new Aeons, Christ and ... And this celestial redeemer-Aeon now enters into a marriage with the fallen Aeon they are the “bride and bridegroom” ...
Nous - Gnosticism - Valentinus
... Valentinian system, Nous is the first male Aeon ... Together with his conjugate female Aeon, Aletheia (truth), he emanates from the Propator Bythos and his coeternal Ennoia or Sige and these four form the ... Like the other male Aeons he is sometimes regarded as androgynous, including in himself the female Aeon who is paired with him ...
Sethianism - The Sethian or 'Classic' Gnostic Myth - The Emanation of The Spiritual Universe
... expanding into many successive 'generations' of paired male and female beings, called 'aeons' ... The aeons that result can be seen as representative of the various attributes of God, themselves indiscernible when not abstracted from their origin ... Collectively, God and the aeons comprise the sum total of the spiritual universe, known as the Pleroma ...
Anussati - Recollection of Actual Past Lives
... thirty, forty, fifty, one hundred, one thousand, one hundred thousand, many aeons of cosmic contraction, many aeons of cosmic expansion, many aeons of cosmic ...

Famous quotes containing the word aeons:

    man rebounds whole aeons back in nature.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)