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Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356


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  • Variants

    • Anbā Anṭūnīyūs, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6
    • Anthony the Abbot, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Anthony, the Great, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Anthony, the Hermit, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antoine, le Grand, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antoine, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antoniĭ Velikiĭ, Svi︠a︡toi, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antonio, Saint, Abbot, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antonius, der Eremit, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antonius Magnus, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antonius, the Great, Saint
    • Antonius, the Great, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antony, of Egypt, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antony, Saint, Abbot, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Antony, the Great, Saint, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • Qiddīs Anṭūnīyūs, approximately 250-355 or 356
    • قديس مصر أنطونيوس
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 0250~
    • Death Date

        (edtf) [0355,0356]
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
        • Organization: (naf) Orthodox Eastern Church
        • Organization: (naf) Coptic Church
    • Descriptor

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Egypt
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Egypt
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6
    • Antonius, the Great, Saint
  • Sources

    • found: Hello, C.Saint Antoine, le Grand, 1873.
    • found: Encycl. Brit., 1977(Anthony of Egypt, Saint, c250-355)
    • found: Encycl. Amer., 1978(Anthony, Saint, c250-356)
    • found: New Cath. Encycl.(Anthony of Egypt, St.)
    • found: Lupinetti, D. Sant'Antonio abate, 1960:t.p. (Sant'Antonio abate)
    • found: Abt-Baechi, R. Der Heilige und das Schwein, 1983:t.p. (Antonius des Eremiten)
    • found: Rasāʼil al-Qiddīs Anṭūnīyūs al-ʻishrūn, 2001.
    • found: Google search, 2006-03-14(Anthony the Abbot; b. 251 in Egypt; d. 356)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed November 14, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Anthony, the Great; anchoritic monk; born c. BCE 251 in Egypt; his final retreat was to a remote mountain in the inner desert, to the southeast of the Nile Delta and a short distance from the Red Sea; other monks, acolytes, clergymen, and petitioning villagers continued to seek him out for guidance; became the most famous anchorite of Late Antiquity; traveled to Alexandria to support the Christians who had been jailed; he was unique in combining the concept of the village holy person with the idea of desert retreat from the Old and New Testaments; his example influenced the establishment of cenobitic monastic institutions in the upper Nile valley; refused ordination and an invitation to visit the emperor Constantius; his feast days are 17 January in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches and 30 January in the Coptic Church; died B.C.E.0356)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-08-25: new
    • 2015-09-28: revised
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