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Athanasius

[ ath-uh-ney-shuhs ]
/ ˌæθ əˈneɪ ʃəs /
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noun
Saint, a.d. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism.
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Athanasius
/ (ˌæθəˈneɪʃəs) /

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

Derived forms of Athanasius

Athanasian, adjective
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