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[tuh-les-fer-uh s] /təˈlɛs fər əs/
pope a.d. 125?–136?. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In Rome this custom prevailed, at least since the pontificates of Xystus and Telesphorus (about 120).

  • Of the twelve traditional Bishops of Irenaeus, Telesphorus is selected for the honors of martyrdom.

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  • There are three years of vacancies, and a lap of two years in the case of Telesphorus and Hyginus.

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  • Is it possible that Telesphorus was put to death in Rome under the mild and gentle reign of such a man?

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