Wulfila

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Ulfilas, Ulfila or Wulfila (ˈʊlfɪˌlæs, ˈʊlfɪlə)
 
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?311--?382 ad, Christian bishop of the Goths who translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic
 
Ulfila, Ulfila or Wulfila
 
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Wulfila, Ulfila or Wulfila
 
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Wulfila (ˈwʊlfɪlə)
 
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same as Ulfilas

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wulfila

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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