Cyprian

  • 1Cyprian — (Zyprian) ist der Name folgender Personen: Cyprian von Karthago (200–258), Kirchenvater, Bischof von Karthago Cyprian (Breslau), Bischof von Breslau († 1207) Cyprian von Moskau, Metropolit (1381/82 und 1390–1406) Zyprian von Serntein († 1524),… …

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  • 2Cyprian — (adj.) 1620s, of Cyprus, from L. Cyprianus, from Cyprius, from Gk. Kyprios (see CYPRUS (Cf. Cyprus)). The island was famous in ancient times as the birthplace of Aphrodite and for erotic worship rituals offered to her there; hence Cyprian meant… …

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  • 3Cyprian — Cyp ri*an (s?p r? an), a. [L. Cyprius, fr. Cyprus, Gr. ????, an island in the Mediterranean, renowned for the worship of Venus.] 1. Belonging to Cyprus. [1913 Webster] 2. Of, pertaining, or conducing to, lewdness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4Cyprian — Cyp ri*an, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus, especially of ancient Cyprus; a Cypriot. [1913 Webster] 2. A lewd woman; a harlot. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Cyprĭan — Cyprĭan, 1) so v.w. Cyprianus. 2) Ernst Salomo, geb. 22. Sept. 1673 zu Ostheim in Franken, wurde 1699 Professor der Philosophie in Helmstedt, 1700 Rector am Gymnasium in Koburg, 1713 Kirchenrath u. Erzieher der Söhne des Herzogs Friedrich in… …

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  • 6Cyprian, St. — Cyprian, St., eigentlich Thascius Cäcilius, um 200 zu Karthago geb., Sohn eines reichen Senatoren, wurde berühmter Lehrer der Beredsamkeit und erst 244–46 durch seinen Freund Cäcilius Christ, auf das Drängen der Christen hin Presbyter und schon… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7cyprian — index prurient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8Cyprian — Cyprian, Cyprianus lateinischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: der von Zypern Stammende …

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  • 9Cyprian — Cyprian1 [sip′rē ən] adj. [< L Cyprius < Gr Kyprios, after Kypros, CYPRUS + AN] 1. CYPRIOT (adj. ) 2. Archaic wanton; licentious: in reference to the worship of Aphrodite in Cyprus in ancient times n …

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  • 10Cyprian — Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus Saint Cyprian Icon of Saint Cyprian Bishop and Martyr Born 3rd century AD North Africa Died …

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  • 11Cyprian — (c. 200–58)    Saint and Bishop.    Cyprian was born in Carthage, North Africa. He was converted to Christianity in 246 and was consecrated Bishop of Carthage in 248. He quickly came into conflict with clergy in his diocese over the question of… …

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  • 12Cyprian, St. — St. Cyprian, kleiner Fluß im westlichsten Theile der Wüste Sahara (Nordafrika), fällt in die Cypriansbai (Atlantischer Ocean) …

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  • 13Cyprian — /sip ree euhn/, adj. 1. noting or pertaining to the worship of Aphrodite or to conduct inspired by Aphrodite. 2. lewd; licentious. 3. Cypriot. n. 4. Cypriot. 5. a lewd or licentious person, esp. a prostitute. 6. the Cyprian, Aphrodite: so called… …

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  • 14cyprian — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Latin cyprius of Cyprus, from Greek kyprios, from Kypros Cyprus, birthplace of Aphrodite Date: 1819 prostitute …

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  • 15Cyprian — biographical name Saint died 258 Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus Christian martyr; bishop of Carthage (circa 248 258) …

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  • 16Cyprian — 1. noun Cypriot 2. adjective Cypriot …

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  • 17Cyprian — aus dem gleich lautenden Heiligennamen lateinischen Ursprungs (»der von der Insel Zypern Stammende« zu lat. Cyprus »Zypern«) hervorgegangene Familiennamen …

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  • 18Cyprian — Provenance. Forme anglo saxonne de Cyprien. Vient du latin cyprius , signifie : originaire de Chypre Se fête le 16 septembre. Histoire. Saint Cyprien est né à Carthage, en Afrique du nord, et se convertit à l âge de quarante ans. Puis ordonné… …

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  • 19CYPRIAN, ST. —    one of the Fathers of the Church, born at Carthage, about the year 200, converted to Christianity in 245; devoted himself thereafter to the study of the Bible, with the help of Tertullian his favourite author; became bishop of Carthage in 248; …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 20CYPRIAN — (3rd century A.D.)    early CHRISTIAN martyr who became BISHOP of Carthage. His book On the Unity of the Catholic Church (251) did much to promote the ascendancy of the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH in the West. He is famous for his saying He who does… …

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