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Ulfilas

[uhl-fi-luh s] /ˈʌl fɪ ləs/
noun
1.
a.d. c311–c382, Christian bishop to the Goths: translated Bible into the Gothic language.
Also, Ulfila
[uhl-fi-luh] /ˈʌl fɪ lə/ (Show IPA),
Wulfila.
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Ulfilas

/ˈʊlfɪˌlæs/
noun
1.
?311–?382 ad, Christian bishop of the Goths who translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic
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Gothic Wulfila Christian bishop and missionary who evangelized the Goths, reputedly created the Gothic alphabet, and wrote the earliest translation of the Bible into a Germanic language. Although his life cannot be reconstructed with certainty, fragments have come from 4th- and 5th-century ecclesiastical historians.

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