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Ath·a·na·sius(ăth′ə-nā′shəs), Saint Known as "the Great." ad 293?-373.
Greek patriarch of Alexandria and leading defender of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism.
(Biography) Saint. ?296–373 ad, patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism. Feast day: May 2
Ath•a•na•sius(ˌæθ əˈneɪ ʃəs)
Saint, A.D. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism.
Ath`a•na′sian (-ʒən) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Athanasius - (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)|