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Christolytes

[Kris'-to-lites ]. A sect of Christians that appeared in the sixth century. They maintained that when Christ descended into hell, He left His soul and body there, and rose only with His heavenly nature.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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