Cyprian was a philosopher and renowned sorcerer originating from Carthage who lived in Antioch of Pisidia during the reign of Decius (249-251 AD). Springing from impious parents, in his very childhood he was dedicated by them to the service of the pagan god Apollo. At the age of seven he was given over to magicians …

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I was born in January 1922 in the town of Barlad, from Orthodox Romanian people to nation. I attended primary school and high school in the city of Barlad, then the Academy of High Economic Studies in Bucharest. I was arrested on May 16, 1948, and sentenced me to 15 years of hard labor, then …

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