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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

Silvanus, Bishop of Emesa

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Silvanus (3) , bp. of Emesa. In extreme old age, after 40 years' episcopate, he was thrown to the wild beasts in Diocletian's persecution. Eus. H. E. viii. 13; ix. 6; Theophan. p. 9; Le Quien, Or. Christ. ii. 837.


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Wace, Henry. Entry for 'Silvanus, Bishop of Emesa'. A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography. 1911.

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