6. Of Byzantium. a tanner and heresiarch, in the second century of our era. from whom the sect of the Theodotiani took their name.
The heresy of Theodotus related to the person of Christ. For particulars respecting him and his followers, see Fabricius (Bibl. Graec.
vol. vii. pp. 124, foll., pp. 149, 180, vol. x. p. 515), Cave (Hist Litt. s. a. 192,
p. 87, ed. Basil.), and the authors quoted by those writers.