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Polycarp (, ''Polýkarpos''; ; AD 69 155) was a 2nd-century Christian Christianbishop of Smyrna . According to the '' Christianbishop of SmyrnaMartyrdom of Polycarp '' he died a Christianbishop of SmyrnaMartyrdom of Polycarpmartyr , bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to touch him. Polycarp is regarded as a Christianbishop of SmyrnaMartyrdom of Polycarpmartyrsaint and Christianbishop of SmyrnaMartyrdom of PolycarpmartyrsaintChurch Father in the Eastern Orthodox... read more

Polycarp Pengo

Polycarp Pengo (born 5 August 1944, in the parish of Mwazye, Diocese of Sumbawanga in Tanzania) is the Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania; and a Cardinal.==Early life and ordination==Ordained a priest in 1971, he studied Moral Theology in Rome at the Pontifical Lateran University, obtaining a doctorate in 1977. He taught Moral theology in Kipalapala Theological Seminary for a short time, and then became the first Rector of Segerea Theological Seminary in Dar-es-Salaam up to 1983.==Bishop==He was... read more

Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben

Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben was a German naturalist from naturalistQuedlinburg .Erxleben was Professor of physics and veterinary medicine at the naturalistQuedlinburgUniversity of Göttingen . He wrote ''Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre'' (1772) and ''Systema regni animalis'' (1777). He was founder of the first and oldest academic Veterinary School in Germany, the Institute of Veterinary Medicine, in 1771.He was the son of naturalistQuedlinburgUniversity of GöttingenDorothea Christiane... read more

Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel

Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel (3 August 1766 – 15 March 1833) was a German botanist and physician.His first name is sometimes spelled ''Curt'' but this is usually seen only in works in Latin, where the name is abbreviated from the Latin form ''Curtius''.==Biography==Sprengel was born at Boldekow in Pomerania.His uncle, Christian Konrad Sprengel (1750-1816), is remembered for his studies in the fertilization of flowers by insects - a subject in which he reached conclusions many years ahead of his... read more

Martyrdom of Polycarp

The ''Martyrdom of Polycarp'' is one of the works of the Apostolic Fathers, and as such is one of the very few writings from the actual age of the persecutions. Polycarp was Bishop of Smyrna around the years AD 155-160 (possibly AD 170-180). The letter as a whole takes influence from both Jewish martyrdom texts in the Old Testament and the Gospels. Furthermore, the ''Martyrdom of Polycarp'' promotes an ideology of martyrdom, by delineating the proper conduct of a martyr.==Manuscript tradition==Modern... read more

Polycarp (children's TV show host)

Polycarp ( in the manner) was a fictional character who served as a local children's host. His program, "Polycarp and Pals," aired from the mid-1960s to the early 1970s on Channel 3 in .Shane K. Bernard, ''The Cajuns: Americanization of a People'' (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2003), p. 104.==Background==Polycarp was portrayed by KATC employee John Plauché (27 July 1932 - June 1978),Social Security Death Index, http://ssdi.rootsweb.com/ whom KATC hired in May 1963 and whom it credited... read more

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Polycarp (2007 Film)

The result was keep. WjBscribe 23:04, 31 August 2007 (UTC)===Polycarp (2007 Film)===Non-notable film that doesn't meet the criteria of WP:MOVIE WebHamster 00:54, 24 August 2007 (UTC)The production company also auctioned a walk on speaking part in the movie and gave the proceeds to charity. Dbromage  02:11, 24 August 2007 (UTC) read more

Berberis nepalensis

''Berberis nepalensis'' is a shrub in the Berberidaceae described as a species in 1825.Sprengel, Curt Polycarp Joachim. 1825. Systema vegetabilium 2: 120 read more


''Trypethelium'' is a genus of lichenized fungi within the Trypetheliaceae family. The widespread genus contains about 50 species that are predominantly found in tropical areas. ''Trypethelium'' was circumscribed by German botanist Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in 1804. read more


== Summary ==TV Guide listing for "Polycarp & Pals," Wednesday, April 30, 1969, p. A-57.I believe this image falls under fair usage because: read more

Lecanora strobilina

''Lecanora strobilina'' is a species of lichen in the family Lecanoraceae. It was originally described as ''Parmelia strobilina'' by German botanist Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in 1827. read more

Abraham Gotthelf Kästner

Abraham Gotthelf Kästner was a German mathematician and mathematicianepigram matist.He was known in his professional life for writing textbooks and compiling encyclopedias rather than for original research. mathematicianepigramGeorg Christoph Lichtenberg was one of his doctoral students, and admired the man greatly. He became most well known for his epigrammatic poems. The crater Kästner on the KästnerMoon is named after him.== Life ==Kästner was the son of law professor Abraham Kästner.... read more

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Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed after an attempt to burn him at the stake failed. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. It is recorded that "He had been a disciple of John." The options for this John are John the son of Zebedee traditionally viewed as the author of the Fourth Gospel, or John the Presbyter (Lake 1912).... read more

Drosera trinervia

''Drosera trinervia'' is a species in the carnivorous plant genus ''Drosera'' that is endemic to the Cape Provinces of South Africa.Rice, Barry. 2010. . The Carnivorous Plant FAQ. Accessed 4 April 2013. It was first described by Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel in his 1820 work ''Neue Entdeckungen im ganzen Umfang der Pflanzenkunde''.Sprengel, K. 1820. Leipzig, F. Fleischer. 1: p. 298. read more

Galium baldense

''Galium baldense'' is a plant species in the Rubiaceae.Sprengel, Curt Polycarp Joachim. 1813. Plantarum Minus Cognitarum Pugillus 1: 10. It is endemic to the mountains of northern Italy, provinces of Lombardia, Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto, and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. read more


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