Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. HILARION

Christian Saint

Also known as Hilarion the Great, Hilarion of Gaza

Basket-weaving hermit

To get the hang of things like fasting and chanting Old Testament Psalms, he followed St. Anthony the Abbot around for a bit.

When times got a bit too tough he could fall back on weaving baskets of rushes. These were always very marketable.

Distance was no object to pilgrim-spotters, so what price a basket woven by a holy man?

St. Hilarion Facts and Figures

Name: Hilarion
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Hilarion the Great, Hilarion of Gaza

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 291-374
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 150

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