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Julius

[jool-yuh s] /ˈdʒul yəs/
noun
1.
a male given name: a Roman family name.

Julius I

noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337–352.

Julius II

noun
1.
(Giuliano della Rovere) 1443–1513, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1503–13.

Julius III

noun
1.
(Giammaria Ciocchi del Monte; Giovanni Maria del Monte) 1487–1555, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1550–55.
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British Dictionary definitions for Julius

Julius II

/ˈdʒuːljəs; -lɪəs/
noun
1.
original name Guiliano della Rovere. 1443–1513, pope (1503–13). He completed the restoration of the Papal States to the Church, began the building of St Peter's, Rome (1506), and patronized Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante
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Word Origin and History for Julius

masc. proper name, from Latin Iulius, name of a Roman gens, perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios "pertaining to or descended from Jove."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Julius in the Bible

the centurion of the Augustan cohort, or the emperor's body-guard, in whose charge Paul was sent prisoner to Rome (Acts 27:1, 3, 43). He entreated Paul "courteously," showing in many ways a friendly regard for him.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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