Early Christian

adjective

denoting or relating to the style of architecture that started in Italy in the 3rd century ad and spread through the Roman empire until the 5th century

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  • It would be a mistake to forget the elements of simple early-Christian brotherhood which seem to characterize the Russian peasant.

  • No doubt the old early-Christian interest still makes itself felt in the assertion of the one person.