Polycarp

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Saunt Polycarp
Burghers michael saintpolycarp.jpg
S. Polycarpus, engravin bi Michael Burghers, ca 1685
Martyr, Kirk Faither an Bishop o Smyrna
Born AD 69
Dee'd 156
Smyrna, Asie, Roman Empire
Veneratit in Eastren Orthodox Kirk,
Oriental Orthodox Kirk,
Roman Catholic Kirk,[1]
Anglican Communion,
Lutheran Kirk
Feast Februar 23 (umwhile Januar 26)
Attributes wearin the pallium, hauldin a beuk representin his Letter tae the Philippians
Patronage against earache, dysentery
Major warks Polycarp's letter tae the Philippians

Polycarp (Greek: Πολύκαρπος, Polýkarpos; Laitin: Polycarpus; AD 69 – 155) wis a 2nt-century Christian beeshop o Smyrna.[2] Accordin tae the Martyrdom o Polycarp he dee'd a mairtyr, boond an birned at the stak, then stobbed whan the fire failed tae titch him.[3] Polycarp is regairdit as a saunt an Kirk Faither in the Eastren Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, an Lutheran kirks.

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