It all depended on the whims of various Emperors.
Not to mention his battles with the Arians and the whole ‘was Jesus God or Man or God-Man or Man-God or what?’ conflicts so very popular at the time.
He is now revered as the great ‘Champion of the Faith’, having battled Arianism even to the point of persecution and exile.
St. Athanasius Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 295-373
Celebration or Feast Day: May 2nd
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 199
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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