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Several communities claiming the patronage of, or descent from, St Antony of Egypt: (1) the original disciples of St Antony; (2) a congregation founded by Gaston de Dauphiné in 1095, known as the ‘Hospital Brothers of St Antony’; (3) an order in the Armenian Church founded in the 17th cent. to maintain the connection with the RC Church; and (4) a congregation founded in Flanders in 1615.

(1) the original disciples of St Antony; (2) a congregation founded by Gaston de Dauphiné in 1095, known as the ‘Hospital Brothers of St Antony’; (3) an order in the Armenian Church founded in the 17th cent. to maintain the connection with the RC Church; and (4) a congregation founded in Flanders in 1615

Subjects: Christianity.


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