Athanasius o Alexandria

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Saint Athanasius o Alexandria
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Pape o Alexandria; Confessor an Doctor o the Kirk
Born c. 296–298[1]
Alexandria, Egyp
Dee'd 2 May 373 (aged 75–79)
Alexandria, Egyp
Veneratit in Eastren Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, Anglican Communion, an amang the Continuing Anglican Muivement
Major shrine Saunt Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egyp
Feast 15 May = 7 Pashons, 89 A.M. (Coptic Orthodox)
2 Mey (Wastren Christianity)
18 Januar (Eastren Orthodox Kirk)
Attributes Bishop arguin wi a pagan; bishop hauldin an open beuk; bishop staundin ower a defeatit heretic

Saunt Athanasius o Alexandria (Greek: Ἀθανάσιος Ἀλεξανδρείας, Athanásios Alexandrías; c. 296–298 – 2 Mey 373), an aa cried Athanasius the Great, Athanasius the Confessor or, primarily in the Coptic Orthodox Kirk, Athanasius the Apostolic, wis the twentiet bishop o Alexandria (as Athanasius I). His episcopate lastit 45 years (c. 8 Juin 328 – 2 Mey 373), o which ower 17 war spent in five exiles ordered bi fower different Roman emperors. Athanasius wis a Christian theologian, a Kirk Faither, the chief defender o Trinitarianism against Arianism, an a notit Egyptian leader o the fowert century.

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