St. Elias of Jerusalem Biography
St. Elias of Jerusalem Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death.
|Date of Birth||5th century|
|Country of Birth||Israel of Asia|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Saints who were Bishops|
|Place of Work||Jerusalem|
|Date of Death||513 AD|
|Place of Death||Aila on the shores of the Red Sea|
|Feast Day||July 4|
|Patron Saint of||N/A|
Saint Elias of Jerusalem was a bishop and patriarch of Jerusalem. He was later deposed by Byzantine Emperor Anastasius I in 516 due to supporting the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon. Which certified the presence of the Two Natures in Jesus Christ, both God and man. At the Synod of Sidon (512) he effectively fought for, together with Flavian II of Antioch, the Dyophysite Christological principle declared by the Council of Chalcedon. Born in the 5th century, in Israel. Became bishop in Jerusalem. Died 513 AD, in Aila on the shores of the Red Sea.