Peter

Peter often is used to refer to Saint Peter, a disciple of Jesus Christ. It can also refer to many, many other people, of which only a few are listed here. This page only lists people commonly referred to as `Peter` and nothing else; for others, please see List of people named Peter. == People == === Given name === == Religion == ==Other persons.....
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Peter

(from the article `Hungary`) ...of peaceful consolidation. But his death in 1038 was followed by many years of discord. His only son, Emeric (Imre), had predeceased him, and the ...
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Peter

(from the article `Meletius of Lycopolis`) For presuming to ordain clergy and bishops for Christian communities deprived of their pastors by the general persecution, Meletius was deposed about ... If Origen inspired admiration, his daring speculations also provoked criticism. At Alexandria itself, Peter, who became bishop in about 300 a...
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Peter

[n] - disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles
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Peter

• (n.) A common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles, • (v. i.) To become exhausted; to run out; to fail; -- used generally with out; as, that mine has petered out.
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Peter

Simon Peter noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
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Peter

(I) Tsar of Russia from 1682 on the death of his half-brother Tsar Feodor III; he took full control of the government in 1689. He attempted to reorganize the country on Western lines. He modernized the army, had a modern fleet built, remodelled the administrative and legal systems, enc...
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Peter

(Saint) The apostle who denied Jesus and who Jesus called 'the rock on which the church was built'; Peter was the first bishop of Rome, or Pope.
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Peter

[dog] In 1946, Peter and his handler were present at the Civil Defence Stand–Down parade in Hyde Park, London. It was there that he was presented to King and Queen, and received a kiss on the nose from Princess Elizabeth, the future Elizabeth II. He was later used to demonstrate mountain rescue techniques to other rescue dogs and handlers...
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Peter

[eagle] Peter was a bald eagle who lived at the Philadelphia Mint from c. 1830 until 1836. He became well known after a while and was let out of the Mint each night to fly around the city of Philadelphia. While perched on a coining press one day, the press suddenly started, and Peter`s wing was badly injured. Shortly after all attempts to s...
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Peter

[floruit 926] Peter is a governor of Rome, Roman consul, brother of Pope John X. He became consul after the death of Alberic I of Spoleto. ==Sources== ...
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Peter

[given name] Peter is a common masculine given name. It is derived, via Latin `petra`, from the Greek word πέτρος (petros) meaning `stone` or `rock`. According to the New Testament, Jesus gave Saint Peter (whose given name was Simon) the name Kephas or Cephas meaning `stone` in Aramaic. Saint Peter, according to ancient tradition, bec...
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Peter

[short story] Peter is a short story by Willa Cather. It was first published in The Mahogany Tree in 1892. ==Plot summary== Peter Sadelack played second chair violin in Prague, and, despite losing his ability to play, continues to treasure his violin. His eldest son, Antone, tries to convince Peter to sell the violin. The story then describ...
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Peter

[usurper] Peter was a Roman usurper of the early sixth century, recorded in two minor sources: the Consularia Caesaraugustana and the Victoris Tunnunnensis Chronicon. He was a `tyrant` (meaning usurper) against the Visigothic rulers of Spain. When the Visigoths captured the city of Dertosa in 506, he was arrested and executed, with his head...
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Peter

Pe'ter noun A common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles, Peter boat , a fishing boat, sharp at both ends, originally of the Baltic Sea, but now common in certain English rivers. -- Peter Funk , the auctioneer in a mock auction. [ Cant, U.S.] -- ...
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Peter

Pet'er intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Petered ; present participle & verbal noun Petering .] [ Etymol. uncertain.] To become exhausted; to run out; to fail; -- used generally with out ; as, that mine has petered...
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peter

A common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles, Peter boat, a fishing boat, sharp at both ends, originally of the Baltic Sea, but now common in certain English rivers. Peter Funk, the auctioneer in a mock auction. Peter pence, or Peter's pence. An annual tax or tribute, formerly paid by the English people to the pope, being a pe...
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Peter

briefly Latin emperor of Constantinople, from 1217 to 1219.
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Peter

celebrated king of Castile and Leon from 1350 to 1369, charged by his contemporary enemies with monstrous cruelty but viewed by later writers as a ... [8 related articles]
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Peter

Hunter, Peter Roman Britain and Early England, 55 B.D.-A.D. 871; Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.; Edinburgh, 1963.
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Peter

Peter is a friar in Measure for Measure.
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Peter

Peter is a German name for boys. The meaning is `the rock, the stone` The name Peter is most commonly given to Norwegian boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) If it's too long you might use: Pete Use for the other sex: Piera, Petra, Peta The name sounds like: Potter, Pedrio See also: Pernell, Petros, Cephas, Ferris, Parkins, Pekelo, Per...
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Peter

Peter is slang for a safe, till, or cash box.
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Peter

Peter, two letters of the New Testament, classified among the Catholic (or General) Epistles. Each opens with a statement of authorship by the apostle St. Peter. First Peter, the longer book, is addressed from “Babylon” to the Christians of the churches of Asia Minor. The work opens with...
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Peter

Russian Orthodox metropolitan of Kiev and Moscow (1308–26) and the first metropolitan to reside in Moscow.[1 related articles]
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