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Lucius

[loo-shuh s] /ˈlu ʃəs/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “light.”.

Lucius I

[loo-shee-uh s, -shuh s] /ˈlu ʃi əs, -ʃəs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 254, pope 253–254.

Lucius II

noun
1.
(Gherardo Caccianemici dell' Orso) died 1145, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1144–45.

Lucius III

noun
1.
(Ubaldo Allucingoli) died 1185, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1181–85.
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Word Origin and History for Lucius

masc. proper name; see Lucian.

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

of Cyrene, a Christian teacher at Antioch (Acts 13:1), and Paul's kinsman (Rom. 16:21). His name is Latin, but his birthplace seems to indicate that he was one of the Jews of Cyrene, in North Africa.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Encyclopedia Article for Lucius

Lucius III

original name Ubaldo Allucingoli pope from 1181 to 1185.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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