When it was discovered that he was also prescribing Christianity to all and sundry, it came to the attention of Diocletian.
Consequently the doc was struck off the medical register. He was also beheaded so that he was no longer able to practice what he preached.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Pantaleon: Christian Saint (Christian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 22 September 2014.