early Christian who celebrated Easter on Passover even if not a Sunday

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  • Quartodeciman — 1. noun Any of a group of early Christians who began Easter on Nisan 14, the day Jesus was crucified according to the Gospel of John, and the day before the beginning of Jewish Passover, which is Nisan 15. 2. adjective Of or pertaining to these… …   Wiktionary

  • quartodeciman — quar·to·dec·i·man …   English syllables

  • quartodeciman — ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈdesəmən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin quartodecimanus, from Latin quartus decimus fourteenth (from quartus fourth + decimus tenth) + anus an; akin to Latin quattuor four more at four, dime …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quartodeciman controversy —    This term (from the Latin quartus decimus, meaning fourteenth, along with contra , meaning against, and vertere, meaning to turn ) refers to a lengthy controversy in the early Church about the appropriate date for celebrating Easter. Prior to… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Quartodecimanism — See also: Easter controversy and Easter Quartodecimanism (from the Vulgate Latin quarta decima in Leviticus 23:5,[1] meaning fourteen) refers to the custom of some early Christians celebrating Passover beginning with the eve of the 14th day… …   Wikipedia

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