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Donatus

[doh-ney-tuh s] /doʊˈneɪ təs/
noun
1.
early-4th-century bishop of Casae Nigrae in northern Africa: leader of a heretical Christian group.
Compare Donatist.
2.
Aelius, 4th century a.d, Roman grammarian.
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Donatus

/dəʊˈnɑːtəs/
noun
1.
Auelius (ˈiːlɪəs). 4th century ad, Latin grammarian, who taught Saint Jerome; his textbook Ars Grammatica was used throughout the Middle Ages
2.
4th century ad, bishop of Carthage; leader of the Donatists, a heretical Christian sect originating in N Africa in 311 a.d
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