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Satornilo

Index: Una vindicación del falso Basílides, Discusión, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 214. Tres versiones de Judas, Artificios, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 514.
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Satornil or Saturninus of Antioch, early Christian gnostic leader

Fishburn and Hughes: A second-century Syrian Gnostic, known also as Saturninus of Antioch, who held that the angels, archangels, powers and dominions were created by the Supreme Unknown, the Father, but that the world and everything in it, including man, was created by seven of the lowest angels. Among these was the God of the Jews, whom the Divine Father sought to destroy by sending the Saviour. Satornilus held that Christ the saviour was a man only in appearance but did not possess a physical body. He also believed that man is not a complete human being until the Father gives him the 'spark of life', which at death returns to the divine fountain of life. Three Versions of Judas