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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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the name of a large number of saints in the early martyrologies:

(1) Martyr under Decius, commemorated Jan. 30;

(2) commemorated Feb. 9;

(3) son of Claudius, martyr at Ostia, Feb. 18;

(4) bishop of Alexandria, Feb. 26 and April 10;

(5) of Thessalonica, Feb. 27;

(6) of Africa, March 5;

(7) of Nicomedia, March 6;

(8) with Gaius, March 10;

(9) bishop of Jerusalem, martyr, March 18, (See ALEXANDER OF CAPPADOCIA);

(10) martyr at Caesarea in Palestine, March 28, March 27;

(11) saint, April 24, April 21;

(12) the pope ALEXANDER I, said to have been martyred at Rome under Trajan (or Hadrian), May 3; he is named in the Gregorian Canon;

(13) martyr at Bergamo, Aug. 26,

(14) bishop and confessor, Aug. 28;

(15) "in Sablinis," Sept. 9;

(16) commemorated Sept. 10;

(17) "in Capua," Oct. 15;

(18) Armenian patriarch, Nov. 7, April 17, and Aug; 11; (19) bishop and martyr, Nov. 26; (20) martyr at Alexandria, translated Dec. 12.

Bibliography Information
McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Alexander'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​a/alexander.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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