Saint Telemachus – Feast Day – January 1

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Saint Telemachus was also known as Almachio, Almachius, Almachus or Almaquioa. He was a monk born in the eastern part of the Roman empire in Europe. His feast Day is celebrated on January 1 every year.

Saint Telemachus Biography
Date of Birth N/A
Country of Birth Eastern part of the Roman empire
Profession Monk and Hermit
Place of Work Rome
Date of Death January 1 391 or 404
Place of Death Rome, Italy
Feast Day January 1
Beatification Pre congregation
Canonization Pre congregation
Patron Saint of N/A

Saint Telemachus Life History

Saint Telemachus was a monk or a hermit from the eastern part of the Roman empire. While in Rome, Italy he tried to stop a gladiatorial combat in a Roman amphitheatre but the crowd got unruly and stoned him to death.

The emperor at that time, Honorius, was a Christian and he was moved by Telemachus martyrdom. Consequently, he banned all gladiatorial fights in his area of jurisdiction. In Rome, the last known gladiatorial combat was on January 1 404 AD.

Saint Telemachus Date and Place of birth

Telemachus was born in the eastern part of the Roman empire in Europe though his exact dates are not known.

St Telemachus Date and Place of Death

On January 1 391 or 404, in Rome, Italy, St. Telemachus was stoned to death or cut to pieces and died as a martyr.

Saint Telemachus Feast Day

St. Telemachus feast day is on January 1 every year.

Canonization

St. Telemachus was canonized Pre congregation.

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