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Saint Priscillian of Spain, Martyr

On the coast of Palma de Mallorca

On the coast of Palma de Mallorca

On the 15th of December, Manichaeans will be commemorating the memory of Saint Priscillian, a Martyr in Spain.

According to a Dictionary of Gnosticism* by Andrew P. Smith, Priscillian was a bishop in Spain and “the first person in the history of Christianity to be executed for heresy.” We know he was a bishop around 380 CE/AD in Avila.
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