St. Athanasius of Alexandria
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Saints who lived, borned or died  İn Asia Minor Anatolia, Turkey


St. Athanasius of Alexandria


Pope of Alexandria; Confessor and Doctor of the Church
he assisted his Bishop at the Council of Nicaea
Born     around c. 296-298 Alexandria, Roman Egypt
Died     2 May 373 Alexandria, Roman Egypt
Honored in     
Roman Catholicism
Oriental Orthodoxy
Eastern Orthodoxy
Lutheranism
Anglican Communion
among the Continuing Anglican Movement
Major shrine     Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt
Feast     15 May = 7 Pashons, 89 A.M. (Coptic Orthodox)
         2 May (Western Christianity)
        18 January (Eastern Orthodox Church)
Attributes     Bishop arguing with a pagan; bishop holding an open book;
bishop standing over a defeated heretic






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