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URBAN (Urbanus)

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 789 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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URBAN (Urbanus), the name of eight popes. St URBAN, first pope of that name, was bishop of Rome from 222 to 230. He had been preceded by Calixtus, and was followed by Pontianus.
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