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Telesphorus

[tuh-les-fer-uh s]
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noun
  1. pope a.d. 125?–136?.
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  • In Rome this custom prevailed, at least since the pontificates of Xystus and Telesphorus (about 120).

    English Conferences of Ernest Renan

    Ernest Renan

  • Of the twelve traditional Bishops of Irenaeus, Telesphorus is selected for the honors of martyrdom.

    The Christ Of Paul

    George Reber

  • There are three years of vacancies, and a lap of two years in the case of Telesphorus and Hyginus.

    The Christ Of Paul

    George Reber

  • Is it possible that Telesphorus was put to death in Rome under the mild and gentle reign of such a man?

    The Christ Of Paul

    George Reber