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(d. c. 360)

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(d. c.360),

Bp. of the Upper Thebaid. He was an Egyptian monk who suffered badly in the persecution of Maximin Daza (305–13). He is said to have dissuaded the Council of Nicaea from ordering all clergy to put away their wives. Feast day, 11 Sept.

Subjects: Christianity.

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