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Irenaeus of Lyons

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[[Image:AgiosEirinaios01.jpg|right|thumb|150px|Irenaeus of Lyons]]
The holy and glorious, right-victorious Hieromartyr '''Irenaeus of Lyons''' (c. 130-202) was [[bishop]] of Lugdunum in Gaul, which is now Lyons, France. His writings were formative in the early development of Christian [[theology]]. He was a disciple of [[Polycarp of Smyrna]], who himself was a disciple of the [[Apostle John|Apostle John the Theologian]]. His [[feast day]] is [[August 23]].
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints]]
[[Category:Ante-Nicene Fathers]]
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[[el:Ειρηναίος Λουγδούνου]]
[[ro:Irineu de Lyon]]

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