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date: 19 May 2024

John 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan, Alice-Mary TalbotAlice-Mary Talbot

(᾽Ιωάννης), Semitic personal name (etym. “God's grace”).The name appears in the Old Testament in the form Ioanas (1 Chr 3:15, 26:3, etc.); in the New Testament, Johns play an important role, esp. ... ...

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