Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins


Christian Saint

Also known as Denys

Headless Patron Saint of France in General and Paris in particular

Beheaded on Martyr’s Hill, later to be known as Montmartre, he carried his own head four kilometers to the abbey which bore his name.

This place was later to become the traditional burial place of French Kings.

Now he’s the Patron of Paris and also those possessed by spirits. No word on whether he’s also the patron of people carrying their own heads.

St. Denis Facts and Figures

Name: Denis
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Denys

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 258-286
Celebration or Feast Day: October 9th

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1315

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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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