Galilean

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Galilean

a. the. an epithet of Jesus Christ (?4 bc--?29 ad), the founder of Christianity
b. a Christian
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One might as well ask the Scots not to celebrate St Andrew, a Galilaean, and the Irish to discard St Patrick, who was born in Wales -or perhaps we should abandon Watt and Murdock as Birmingham heroes because they were born in Scotland.
He who was a Roman or a Frank is now a Galilaean, or an inhabitant of Palestine ...
The Patriot, once falsely ascribed to Lucian, contains a comic description implying belief in an earthly Jesus of "the Galilaean with receding hair and a long nose who had acquired the most glorious knowledge, regenerating us with water, leading us into the paths of the blessed, ransoming us from the places of impiety."