Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Beer Brewers and Brewing. Also Printers.

The Father of the Church and Bishop of Hippo in Africa (now Algeria).

His autobiographical ‘Confessions’ encompass the fact that his youth was far from virtuous. He indulged in beer to a most unGodly degree and was not even baptized until 387. Luckily for him his mother, St. Monica, convinced him to change his ways.

He studied law in Rome and Milan and opened a school of rhetoric, preaching every day. He never stopped writing.

He turned out a further two hundred and thirty-two titles, including his ‘City of God’ epic which ran to quite a few volumes.

Due to his former association with alcohol, he’s now renowned as the Patron of Beer Brewers.

St. Augustine of Hippo Facts and Figures

Name: Augustine of Hippo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 354-430
Celebration or Feast Day: August 28th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 90

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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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