Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. ANTHONY OF THE CAVES

Christian Saint

Also known as ANTHONY-OF-KIEV, Anthony Pechersky

Russian caveman

He was a hermit. Trying to spread the word in Russia was a tough one. All the monasteries were manned by foreigners who couldn’t pronounce ‘Kiev’ without making the locals laugh.

Russian-born, our lad knew just what was needed to attract the peasants. Retire to a cave. No one can resist a hermit. Caves first — monasteries will follow when the following is big enough to fill one.

St. Anthony of the Caves Facts and Figures

Name: Anthony of the Caves
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: ANTHONY-OF-KIEV, Anthony Pechersky

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 983-1073
Celebration or Feast Day: July 10th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 139

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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