Athanasius

[ath-uh-ney-shuh s]
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noun

Saint,a.d. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism.

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Athanasius

noun

Saint. ?296–373 ad, patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism. Feast day: May 2
Derived FormsAthanasian, adjective
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