Saint Koniutsion


            "Your favorites of the very first generation after the contemporaries of Saint Moses evidently found it profitable, for their special aims, to insert into his religious teaching almost the entire fantastic doctrine which I have already described in my tale about the three-brained beings of the second group on the continent of Ashhark, now called 'Asia,' and which was invented by the king named Koniutsion--later a saint--for the purpose of saving his subjects from the pernicious habit of chewing the seeds of the poppy.




Beelzebub's Tales To His Grandson, by G. I. Gurdjieff, page 641


Viking Arkana Edition, 1992.