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Polycarp, Saint (2d cent. ); Gr. bishop of Smyrna: Christian martyr: his day is Feb. 23
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, Saint A.D. 69?-155?
Christian martyr. A student of the Apostle John, he was burned at the stake during a period of persecution of Christians in Smyrna.