Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. SEBASTIAN

Christian Saint

Patron of Archers, Soldiers, Arms Dealers, Ironmongers and Blacksmiths

Martyr from Milan, and a very silly one too. He was used for target practice by the soldiers of Emperor Diocletian. A woman called Irene found him still alive and took him home for extensive arrow plucking, shaft removal and nursing.

Then what did the silly boy do? When he heard Emperor Diocletian, the cause of his problems, passing by in the street outside, he waved out of the window at him. “You never got me! N’yer n’yer n’yer!”

No near misses or faulty shafting this time — they burst into the house and clubbed him to death. To commemorate this event he is now known as the patron of weapon manufacturers and the arms industry in general. Serves him right.

St. Sebastian Facts and Figures

Name: Sebastian
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-288
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 130

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