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 (pŏl′ē-kärp′), Saint ad 69?-155?
Christian martyr. A student of the Apostle John, he was burned at the stake during a period of persecution of Christians in Smyrna.
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(Biography) Saint. ?69–?155 ad, Christian martyr and bishop of Smyrna, noted for his letter to the church at Philippi. Feast day: Feb 23
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(ˈpɒl iˌkɑrp)

Saint, A.D. 69?–155, bishop of Smyrna and a Christian martyr.
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Noun1.Polycarp - Greek bishop of Smyrna who refused to recant his Christian faith and was burned to death by pagans (circa 69-155)
martyr - one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
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Would they still want adivasis from remote villages of Jharkhand to be called Hilarius, Fulgentius or Polycarpus, as deemed appropriate by Belgian missionaries of yesteryear?
El texto base para la edicion lo toma del apendice conciliar del Liber Polycarpus y en el aparato critico anota las variantes encontradas en los 54 manuscritos consultados.
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In Pakistan, Himalayan musk deer inhabits sub- alpine scrub, usually found between 3000m and 4000m in association with Betula utilis or in Gilgit area Juniperus polycarpus (Green, 1986).
oak (Quercuspersica), wild almond (Amygdalus scoparia), terebinth (Pistacia terebinthus), common fig (Ficus carica) and Persian juniper (Juniperus polycarpus), as an accumulation of their leaves produces conditions ideal for sandfly reproduction and activity, similar to what occurred in North America (25).