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Saint Erasmus of Formiae (Erasmus)

Born: 2XX AD
Died: 303 AD.

Nationality: Syrian
Categories: Martyr, Religious Icon, Religious Leaders, Saint


303 - Saint Erasmus of Formiae is a Christian saint and martyr who died, also known as Saint Elmo. He is venerated as the patron saint of sailors. Erasmus or Elmo is also one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, saintly figures of Christian legend who were venerated especially in Central Europe as intercessors.


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