Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. DAMASUS I

Christian Saint

Pope and suppressor of what he deemed was heresy

He regarded Rome as the Apostolistic See. When you are Pope you can see things any way you like.

Also noted for commissioning St. Jerome to translate the Old Testament from Hebrew to Latin. Which, as this was now the fourth century AD, was a task we can’t help feeling was somewhat overdue.

St. Damasus I Facts and Figures

Name: Damasus I
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 304-384
Celebration or Feast Day: December 1st

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 83

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

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