1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Agnoetae
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Agnoetae (Gr. ἀγνοέω, to be ignorant of), a monophysite sect who maintained that Christ's human nature was like other men's in all respects, including limited knowledge. Its founder was Themistius, a deacon in Alexandria in the 6th century. The sect was anathematized by Gregory the Great.