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Archon(s)

(Gk). Used in theosophical literature to denote primordial planetary spirits (the seven highest hierarchies corresponding to the Christian archangels). A term used in GNOSTICISM to describe a power subordinate to the Deity responsible for the creation of the world. The presiding official of the Greek Eleusinian Mysteries was called an Archon.

 

 

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