(Adamians). Reportedly a 2d-4th-c. sect in N Afr. that claimed the innocence of Adam, were naked in meetings (called paradeises), and rejected marriage. Similar sects by the same name, but not connected with each other, are said to have arisen in Eur. (esp. Boh. and Moravia, and in the Neth.) 15th19th c.
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