Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. ERASMUS

Christian Saint

Also known as Elmo, Erasmus of Formia

Syrian Bishop and Martyr

He is responsible for St Elmo’s fire — the strange luminous phenomenon observed round the masts of ships.

Elmo is just a nickname conjured up for our Saint by sailors because he is their Patron, and they couldn’t come to terms with Eraswhatsit.

St. Erasmus Facts and Figures

Name: Erasmus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Elmo, Erasmus of Formia

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-303
Celebration or Feast Day: June 2nd

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 75

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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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