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ASCITANS (or AserTAE; from ao l's, th...

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 722 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ASCITANS (or AserTAE; from ao l's, the Greek for a wine-skin), a peculiar sect of 2nd-century Christians (Montanists), who introduced the practice of dancing round a wine-skin at their meetings.
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