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

[diplomat] Peter (Петър) was a relative of knyaz (khan) Boris I (r. 852–889) who was in charge of diplomatic missions during the Christianization of Bulgaria. His position in the Bulgarian administrative hierarchy is unknown but it has been suggested that he had the title kavhan, i. e. the second person in the state after the ruler. ...
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Peter

[Fringe] Josh Singer | Teleplay = Jeff Pinkner `Peter` is the 16th episode of the second season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 36th episode overall. Considered a keystone episode of the series, `Peter` is a flashback episode, told as Walter Bishop (John Noble) reveals to Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) tha...
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Peter

[Păduraru] Petru Păduraru (born Ion Chirilovici Păduraru October 24, 1946, Țiganca) is a Bessarabian priest and the current Metropolitan of Bessarabia. == Biography == Petru Păduraru was born on October 24, 1946 in Țiganca, Cahul District. He has been the Metropolitan of Bessarabia since October 3, 1995. ==Awards== == See also == == B...
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Peter

[surname] Peter is a surname which is also a common masculine given name (see here). It is derived, via Latin `petra`, from the Greek word πέτρος (petros) meaning `stone` or `rock`. ==List of people with surname Peter== ...
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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

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

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

• (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

(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

(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

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

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

Peter is a German boy name. The meaning of the name is `Rock` Where is it used? The name Peter is mainly used In English, German, Scandinavian and In the bible.How do they say it elsewhere? Pedr ( In Welsh) Petro ( In Ukrainian and In Esperanto) Pedro ( In Spanish and In Portuguese) Per ( In Scandinavian) Pyotr ( In Russian) Petru ( In Romanian...
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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

[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

[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

[curopalates] Petrus (Πέτρος, Petros, also known as Peter in English (c. 545 in Arabissus, Cappadocia – 27 November 602 in Constantinople or Chalcedon) was a brother of the Byzantine Emperor Maurice (r. 582 - 602). ==Background== Petrus was a son of Paul, head of the Byzantine Senate and a sibling to Maurice, Byzantine Emperor, Gord...
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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

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

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