Bishop of Antioch noted especially for his epistles. He was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan.
(person) (a.d. 50?-110?); Christian martyr & bishop of Antioch: his day is Oct. 17
A male given name; of mostly Roman Catholic usage in English.
Origin of ignatius
A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignatius, Egnatius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis (“fire”).
Ignatius Sentence Examples
On account of these discourses Ignatius came into conflict with the Inquisition.
During the absence of Ignatius, Faber gained three more adherents.
Nicolas Bobadilla and Xavier betook themselves first to Monselice and thence to Bologna, where they remained till summoned to Rome by Ignatius at the close of 1538.
Ignatius could spare but two, and chose Bobadilla and a Portuguese named Simao Rodrigues for the purpose.
The cause of Ignatius and Photius was dealt with in the 9th century by various synods; those in the East agreeing with the emperor's view for the time being, while those in the West acted with the pope.