Emperor Marcus Aurelius


APOLOGIST Apologists is the title given to a group of the Church Fathers who strove in the second century to defend Christianity against pagan attacks. They tried to explain the principles of religion, showing that Christianity is compatible with good citizenship, contrary to the belief that refusing to worship the emperor constituted a plot against …

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AGRIPPINUS The tenth patriarch (167-180) in the line of succession to Saint MARK. He held the office during the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. He was laid to rest on 5 Amshir near the remains of Saint Mark in the Church of Bucalis at Alexandria. BIBLIOGRAPHY Atiya, A. S. History of Eastern Christianity. Millwood, N.Y., …

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