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Polycarp (Polykarp)

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Born: 69 AD
Died: 155 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Bishops, Martyr, Saint

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69 BC - Polycarp of Smyrna was born.

         - Polycarp visited Rome during the time of his fellow Syrian, Anicetus.

         - Polycarp following the eastern practice of celebrating Passover on the 14th of Nisan, the day of the Jewish Passover, regardless of what day of the week it fell.

166 BC - 167 BC - The date of Polycarp's death is in dispute. Eusebius dates it to the reign of Marcus Aurelius.

155 BC - 156 BC - However, a post-Eusebian addition to the Martyrdom of Polycarp dates his death to Saturday, February 23 in the proconsulship of Statius Quadratus.

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