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ScriptsΜητροφανης Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μητηρ (meter) "mother" (genitive μητρος) and φανης (phanes) "appearing". Saint Metrophanes was the first bishop of Byzantium (4th century).
Other Languages & CulturesMitrofan, Mitya Russian Mitja Slovene

Categories

Orthodox saints, saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute