Cyprian

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Saint Cyprian
(Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus)
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Saint Cyprian
Born 3rd century, North Africa
Died September 14, 258, Carthage
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, and Lutheran Church
Feast September 16

Saint Cyprian (Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus) was bishop of Carthage. he was an important early Christian writer. He was probably born at the beginning of the 3rd century in North Africa, perhaps at Carthage. At Carthage, he learned about classical (Paganism). After becoming a Christian, he became a bishop (249). he eventually died a martyr at Carthage.

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