Cyprian

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Saint Cyprian
(Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus)
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Saint Cyprian
Born3rd century
North Africa
Died(258-09-14)September 14, 258
Carthage
Venerated inRoman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, and Lutheran Church
FeastSeptember 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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