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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Pachomius, Saint Palladias, Bishop of Ireland Palladius, Bishop of Helenopolis
Pammachius, a Roman Senator Pamphilus, Presbyter of Caesarea Pancratius, Martyr
Pantaenus, of Alexandria Papa Paphnutius, Bishop in Upper Thebias
Paphnutius, Surnamed Bubalus Papias, Bishop of Hierapolis Papylus, a Martyr
Parmenianus, a Bishop of Carthage Pascentius, Steward of of Imperial Property Paschasinus
Paschasius, Deacon of Rome Pastor Patricius, or Saint Patrick
Patrocius, a Martyr Patroclus, Bishop of Arles Patrophilus of Scythopolis
Paula, a Roman Lady Paula, Daughter of Toxotius Paulina, Daughter of Paula
Paulinianus Paulinus of Pella Paulinus of Perigueux
Paulinus, Biographer of Ambrose Paulinus, Bishop Eustathian Party at Antioch Paulinus, Bishop of Nola
Paulinus, Bishop of Treves Paulinus, Bishop of Tyre Paulinus, Disciple of Ephraem Syrus
Paulinus, Missionary to Northumbria Paulus Edessenus Paulus I, Bishop of Constantinople
Paulus Ii, Patriarch of Antioch Paulus of Asia Paulus of Samosata, Patriarch of Antioch
Paulus the Silentiary Paulus, Bishop of Emesa Paulus, Saint Called Thebaeus
Paulus, the Black Pegasius, Bishop of Troas Pelagia, Surnamed Margarita
Pelagianism and Pelagius Pelagius I., Bishop of Rome Pelagius Ii., Bishop of Rome
Peregrinus, Called Proteus Perpetua, Vibia Perpetuus, Saint, Archbaptist of Tours
Petilianus, a Donatist Bishop Petronilla, Saint and Virgin Petrus Ii., Archbaptist of Alexandria
Petrus, a Solitary Petrus, Abbat of Saint Augustine's Monastery Petrus, Bishop of Apamea
Petrus, Bishop of Edessa Petrus, Bishop of Sebaste Petrus, First Bishop of Parembolae
Petrus, Patriarch of Jerusalem Petrus, Saint, Archbaptist of Alexandria Petrus, Surnamed Fullo
Petrus, Surnamed Mongus Philaster, Bishop of Brixia Philippus of Tralles
Philippus, Bishop of Heraclea Philippus, of Side Philippus, the Arabian
Philo, Deacon Philogonius, Bishop of Antioch Philostorgius, a Cappadocian Author
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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