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Jane Kleineschay wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • Can you give me the Latin names for the Twelve Apostles of Jesus?

I have:

  1. Solomaeus
  2. Jacobus II
  3. Andreas
  4. Judas
  5. Petrus
  6. Joannes
  7. Jesus Christus
  8. ____________
  9. Jacobus I
  10. Philippus
  11. Mattheus
  12. Thaddaeus
  13. Simonus

Please fill in the blank.

Thank you very much!!


  { Can you give me the Latin names for the Twelve Apostles of Jesus? }

Mary Ann replied:

Hi, Jane —

I am afraid you have some wrong ones in there . . . and you included Jesus!

Here are the correct names:

  1. Peter
  2. James, the Greater
  3. John
  4. Andrew
  5. James, the Lesser
  6. Philip
  7. Nathaniel (Bartholomew)
  8. Jude
  9. Thomas
  10. Matthew
  11. Simon the Zealot
  12. and Judas

You do translations.

Mary Ann

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