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(c. 185—254) Christian scholar and theologian

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Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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2008

was a prolific early Christian writer and the founder of Christian textual criticism of the Old Testament. He was born ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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(᾽Ωριγένης), surnamed Adamantios, theologian; born Alexandria? ca.185, died Tyre? probably 254. ...

A professor of the Alexandrian School

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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(c.185–c.254). ...

Christian scholar and theologian. He was brought up in Egypt by Christian parents, and

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Henry Chadwick and Mark Julian Edwards

Who's Who in the Classical World

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(probably ad 184 or 185–254 or 255: Euseb. Hist. Eccl. 7. 1, Jerome, De Vir. Ill. 54) was born at Alexandria of Christian parents. Our chief source of information on his life is the sixth ... More
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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(184/185 –254/255), ...

Christian theologian. Origen was one of the most influential of all Christian theologians, in spite

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Many consider Origen (c. 185–254 c.e.) (Origenes Adamantius) an African theologian because he was born in Alexandria, Egypt, into ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Theologian, born in Alexandria and imprisoned during the persecution of Decius (250 ce).

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Origen left Alexandria in 231, settling in Caesarea, where he continued to teach, write, and produce the Hexapla Bible. ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(c.185–c.253/254) ...

Born probably at Alexandria, the son of a martyr,

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Henry Chadwick and Mark Julian Edwards

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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(probably ad 184 or 185–254 or 255: Euseb. Hist. Eccl. 7. 1, Jerome, De Vir. Ill. 54) was born at ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(c. 185–c. 254), ...

Christian scholar and theologian, probably born in Alexandria. His most famous work was the ...

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