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Ignatius

[ig-ney-shuh s] /ɪgˈneɪ ʃəs/
noun
1.
Saint (Ignatius Theophorus) a.d. c40–107? bishop of Antioch and Apostolic Father.
2.
Saint (Nicetas) a.d. 799?–878, patriarch of Constantinople 846–858, 867–878.
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Ignatius

/ɪɡˈneɪʃɪəs/
noun
1.
Saint, surnamed Theophorus. died ?110 ad, bishop of Antioch. His seven letters, written on his way to his martyrdom in Rome, give valuable insight into the early Christian Church. Feast day: Oct 17 or Dec 17 or 20
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Word Origin and History for ignatius theophorus

Ignatius

masc. proper name, from Latin Ignatius, collateral form of Egnatius.

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