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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Dalmatius, Monk and Abbat Damasus, Pope Damianus
Daniel, the Stylite Dativus, Celebrated Senator David, Welsh Saint
Decius, Emperor Demetrias, Roman Virgin Demetrius
Demophilus Dianius, Bishop of Caesarea Didymus, Head of the Catechetical School
Dimoeritae, Followers of Apollinarius Dinooth, Dinothus, Abbat of Bangor Iscoed Diocletian, Emperor
Diodorus, Presbyter of Antioch Diognetus, Epistle To Dionysia (1), Virgin Martyr at Lampsacus
Dionysia, Martyr at Alexandria Dionysia, Martyr in Africa Dionysius (19), Monk in Western Church
Dionysius (3), Bishop of Corinth Dionysius (7), Bishop of Rome Dionysius of Alexandria
Dionysius, Pseudo-Areopagita Dionysius, Saint, Apostle of France Dioscorus (1), Patriarch of Alexandria
Dioscorus, the Monk Docetism Domitianus, the Emperor
Domitilla Flavia Domnus I, Bishop of Antioch Domnus Ii, Bishop of Antioch
Donatus and Donatism Dorothea, Virgin Martyr Dorotheus (10), Bishop of Thessalonica
Dorotheus (3) Presbyter of Antioch Dorotheus (7), Bishop of Martianopolis Dositheus (1), Leader of Jewish Sect
Dubhthach, King's Poet Dubricius, Dubric, Archbaptist of Caerleon
Henry Wace
Henry Wace

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Designed to render to a wider circle, alike of clergy and of laity, the service which, as is generally admitted, has been rendered to the learned world by The Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects, and Doctrines, published under the editorship of Dr. Wace and the late Dr. Wm. Smith, about twenty years ago, in four large volumes.

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