Irenaeus, Saint
Irenaeus, Saint
Article on the bishop of Lyons, Father of the Church, d. late second or early third century

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  • Irenaeus, Saint — born с 120/140, Asia Minor died с 200/203, probably Lyon; Western feast day June 28; Eastern feast day August 23 Bishop and theologian. Born of Greek parents, he was a missionary to Gaul before being named bishop of Lugdunum (modern Lyon, France) …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Irenaeus von Sirmium — (dt. „der Friedfertige“, „der Friedvolle“; † 304 in Sirmium) war ein christlicher Bischof in der Stadt Sirmium, die in der Provinz Pannonien lag. Sirmium liegt im heutigen Serbien nahe der Stadt Sremska Mitrovica. Irenaeus ist der erste belegte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint Hilarus —     Pope Saint Hilarus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Saint Hilarus     [Also spelled HILARIUS]     Elected 461; the date of his death is given as 28 Feb., 468. After the death of Leo I, an archdeacon named Hilarus, a native of Sardinia,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Matthew — the Evangelist Saint Matthew and the Angel by Guido Reni Apostle, Evangelist, Martyr Died near Hierapolis or …   Wikipedia

  • Irenaeus of Sirmium — Saint Irenaeus of Sirmium (d. 304 AD) was bishop of Sirmium in Pannonia, which is now Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia. He was bishop during the reign of Diocletian. He refused to offer pagan sacrifices, even at the behest of his family. He was… …   Wikipedia

  • Irenaeus — Infobox Saint name=Saint Irenaeus birth date=2nd century death date=202 feast day=June 28 (Roman Catholic Church); August 23 (Eastern Orthodox Church) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Lutheran Church Anglican Communion… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Peter — For other uses, see St. Peter (disambiguation). Saint Peter the Apostle Painting of Saint Peter by Peter Paul Rubens depicting the saint as Pope (1611 1612). Prince of the Apostles, First Pope, Martyr, Preacher …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Dominic — For the village in Cornwall, see St Dominic, Cornwall. Saint Dominic de Guzmán Founder Born 1170 Calaruega, Province of Burgos …   Wikipedia

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