Irenæus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Εἰρηναῖος, from εἰρήνη (eirḗnē, peace).

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Irenæus

  1. (archaic) A male given name.
    • 1829, Algernon Herbert, Nimrod[1], page 12:
      The book of Judith is a most interesting topic. We shall never believe, with John of Antioch, that it was written by Irenæus, nor, with the Pseudo‐Philo de Temporibus, by Joachim, successor of Joshua the high‐priest.

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