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[1] Rom. bishop AD 236-250

Pope from AD 236 to 250, a Roman, divided the church of Rome into seven districts headed by deacons; from these later developed (12th cent.) the churches headed by cardinals. F. is mentioned in Euseb. Hist. eccl. VI,29, Jer. Ep. 84,10, Cypr. Ep. 9,1, Novatianus (Cypr. Ep. 30,5).


MGH AA 9/1,75

LThK3 vol. 3, 1146f.

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[2] Papirius F.

Philosopher and rhetor, see  Papirius

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Fröhlich, Roland (Tübingen), “Fabianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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