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Barbelos

This word has been used in different ways, creating some confusion. It is in the masculine gender but is used to denote Sophia. As the woman who is "the first male virgin", she has a androgynous connotation. It is the highest or lowest form of Sophia depending on the myth, with Zoe being the other end.

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