Brother of St SCHOLASTICA and Founder of the Benedictines.
He started out as a hermit who worked out a splendid method of quelling lust: rolling around naked in thorns and brambles.
He was then able to concentrate on producing a liqueur like Benedictine which must have made things a lot more bearable.
Article last updated on 22 February 2009
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "BENEDICT: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Feb. 2009. Web. 21 August 2014.