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archbishop

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

Second edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199680276
Published online November 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744419
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The first use of the term is 4th century—S. Athanasius spoke of himself and his predecessor as archbishops of Alexandria. Originally, the term ‘metropolitan’ was used for a bishop (...

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