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orion Hemerobaptists

Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 10:13:57 -0400
From: David Goldman <davic@pop.erols.com>

>Date: Sun, 27 Sep 1998 11:40:42 +0200
>From: Rolf Furuli <furuli@online.no>
>Subject: orion Hemerobaptists
>Dear List-members,
>In his "Church History" (22:7) Eusebius quotes Hegesippus who refers to
>seven Jewish sects (while Josephus refers to four): "Essens, Galileans,
>Hemerobaptists, Masbothaeans, Samaritans, Sadducees and Pharisees."

I was wondering what were meant by Galileans in contrast to Pharisees, 
what was meant by Masbotheans, in addition to Hemerobaptists? Were these
three groups totally unaffiliated from Pharisaic Judaism?

David Goldman