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Origen

[ awr-i-jen, -juhn, or- ]
/ ˈɔr ɪˌdʒɛn, -dʒən, ˈɒr- /
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noun
Origenes Admantius, a.d. 185?–254?, Alexandrian writer, Christian theologian, and teacher.
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Origen
/ (ˈɒrɪˌdʒɛn) /

noun
?185–?254 ad, Christian theologian, born in Alexandria. His writings include Hexapla, a synopsis of the Old Testament, Contra Celsum, a defence of Christianity, and De principiis, a statement of Christian theology
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