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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
Blasius, Order of St.
was a military order, established by the kings of Armenia, of the house of Lusignan, who held their court at Acre in honor of St. Blasius, as the patron of their kingdom. The dress of the knights was blue, and they wore a golden cross. Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Blasius, Order of St.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/blasius-order-of-st.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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