alexandria

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king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC) Alexander , Alexander the Great
resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt) Alexandrian
Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336) Arius
(Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373) Athanasius , Athanasius the Great , Saint Athanasius , St. Athanasius
beliefs and practices of any of the eastern Catholic Churches based in Constantinople or Antioch or Alexandria or Moscow or Jerusalem Eastern Catholicism
village west of Alexandria on the north coast of Egypt; the scene of a decisive Allied victory over the Germans in 1942 El Alamein
Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem Melchite , Melkite
title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem) Patriarch
great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC Tower of Pharos
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