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Athanasius, St

Line breaks: St Atha|na¦sius
Pronunciation: /ˌaθəˈneɪʃəs
 
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Definition of Athanasius, St in English:

( Circa 296–373), Greek theologian and upholder of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism. Feast day, 2 May.

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