Chrysolius

Chrysolius

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Saint Chrysolius the Armenian is the patron saint of Komen, in Belgium his relics were venerated in the basilica of St Donatian, Bruges. According to tradition, he was a native of Armenia who fled to Rome during the persecution of Christians by Diocletian, was received by Pope Marcellus I and sent to northeast Gaul, where he evangelized at Verlengehem. According to his legend, he then became a spiritual student of Saint Denis and was sent with Saint Piatus to evangelize the area of Cambrai and Tournai. Chrysolius then became a bishop and was subsequently stopped by Roman soldiers and condemned to be decapitated the top of his skull was sliced off. According to his legend, the piece of his skull broke into three smaller pieces, and where each piece fell, a miraculous spring gushed out. Chrysolius, after recovering the top of his cranium, walked to Komen and died there, after crossing the ford at the Deule River that now bears his name.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136766892
  • 9786136766898