Alexander of Jerusalem
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Who is Alexander of Jerusalem?
Alexander of Jerusalem: Saint Alexander of Jerusalem is venerated as a Martyr and Saint by both the Eastern Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church. He died during the persecution of Emperor Decius.
- also known as St. Alexander of Jerusalem, Alexander of Cappadocia and Jerusalem
- born in Cappadocia
- religion: Catholicism
- profession: Physician
- died in (1765 years ago) in Caesarea Maritima
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A New Dictionary of Saints (2007)
East and West by Michael J. Walsh
Alexander of Jerusalem, bishop and martyr, died Caesarea, Palestine, c. 250. One of the great bishops of the early Church, and a pupil of Origen. Bishop ...
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