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(dĕm`ēûrj') [Gr.,=workman, craftsman], name given by Plato in a mythological passage in the Timaeus to the creator God. In GnosticismGnosticism
, dualistic religious and philosophical movement of the late Hellenistic and early Christian eras. The term designates a wide assortment of sects, numerous by the 2d cent. A.D.
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 the Demiurge, creator of the material world, was not God but the Archon, or chief of the lowest order of spirits or aeons. According to the Gnostics, the Demiurge was able to endow man only with psyche (sensuous soul)—the pneuma (rational soul) having been added by God. The Gnostics identified the Demiurge with the Jehovah of the Hebrews. In philosophy the term is used to denote a divinity who is the builder of the universe rather than its creator.



the term denoting, in philosophy, the creator of any source; and in theology, god, or the creator of the world. In ancient Greece its chief meaning was social: demiourgoi were the craftmen and merchants in the population, as opposed to the landowning elite (eupatridae), the farmers (geomoroi), and the people involved in free professions, such as doctors, poets, and singers.

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Imhof's "ultra-rare" Villacreces Nebro 2005, which received a 98-point rating from wine critic Robert Parker, will be included in the tasting.
The reference to an Old Testament figure, Nebro, probably refers to Nebruel, which could be related to Nimrod (Kasser et al.
Departing July 28 from Heathrow, the trip begins in Amman with excursions to the Roman city of Jerash - used by Lawrence as a strategic base, followed by a visit to Mount Nebro and the imposing crusader castle of Kerak.