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Paul(pôl), Saint ad 5?-67?
Early Christian noted for his missionary work among the cities of the Roman Empire. His epistles, included in the New Testament, are among the earliest and most influential sources of Christian theology.
Paul′ine (-īn, -ēn) adj.
1. (Biography) Saint. Also called: Paul the Apostle, Saul of Tarsus. original name Saul. died ?67 ad, one of the first Christian missionaries to the Gentiles, who died a martyr in Rome. Until his revelatory conversion he had assisted in persecuting the Christians. He wrote many of the Epistles in the New Testament. Feast day: June 29.
2. (Biography) Jean. See Jean Paul
3. (Biography) Les, real name Lester Polfuss. 1915–2009, US guitarist: creator of the solid-body electric guitar and pioneer in multitrack recording
Saint, died A.D. c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Compare Saul (def. 2).
1. Paul I,
a. (Pavel Petrovich), 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III).
b. 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64.
2. Paul II (Pietro Barbo), 1417–71, Italian pope 1464–71.
3. Paul III (Alessandro Farnese), 1468–1549, Italian pope 1534–49.
4. Paul V (Camillo Borghese), 1552–1621, Italian pope 1605–21.
5. Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), 1897–1978, Italian pope 1963–78.
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|Noun||1.||Paul - United States feminist (1885-1977)|
|2.||Paul - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"|
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible