Born: 0XX0 AD
Died: 0740 AD
Nationality: Israeli
Categories: Saint

1st Century AD – He was born in the Pentapolis or Qairawan (Now Tunisia or Libya according to other sources) approximately 15 years after our Lord was born.

         – He witnessed the preaching of our Lord in Palestine as well as his passion.

         – He is the author of the earliest Gospel to be written (it was written in Greek).

48 AD – He was the founder of Christianity in Egypt or in Alexandria at least.

68 AD – He was martyred when pagans of Serapis (the Serapion-Abbis Greek Egyptian god ) tied him to a horse’s tail and dragged him through the streets of Alexandria’s district of Bokalia for two days until his body was torn to pieces.