John of Damascus


noun

Saint,a.d. c675–749, priest, theologian, and scholar of the Eastern Church, born in Damascus.

Also called Johannes Damascenus.
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John of Damascus

noun

Saint. ?675–749 ad, Syrian theologian, who defended the veneration of icons and images against the iconoclasts. Feast day: Dec 4
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