Martin of Tours, Saint
Martin of Tours, Saint
Fairly lengthy biographical article on this bishop, who died in around 397

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  • Martin of Tours, Saint — born с 316, Sabaria, Pannonia died Nov. 8, 397, Candes, Gaul; Western feast day, November 11; Eastern feast day November 12 Patron saint of France. Born a pagan, he converted to Christianity at age 10. He was forced to join the Roman army but… …   Universalium

  • Martin of Tours,Saint — Mar·tin of Tours (märʹtn, mär tăɴʹ; to͝or, to͞or), Saint. A.D. 316? 397?. French prelate considered the patron saint of France. * * * …   Universalium

  • Martin of Tours — Saint Martin of Tours Statue of Saint Martin cutting his cloak in two. Höchster Schloss, Höchst. Bishop and Confessor Born 316 AD Savaria …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Martin of Tours School — is a Roman Catholic elementary school operated by Saint Martin of Tours Parish in San Jose, California. It serves families of the Diocese of San Jose, from kindergarten to eighth grade.* [http://www.stmartinoftoursschool.org/ Saint Martin of… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Martin of Tours Parish — is a territorial parish of the Diocese of San Jose in California. The parish is located in the Rose Garden neighborhood of San Jose, California, and also serves Catholics in the Winchester neighborhood. The parish is named for Martin, Bishop of… …   Wikipedia

  • Martin of Tours — (c. 335– c. 400)    Saint, Order Founder and Bishop.    Martin was born in Sabaria in what is now Hungary, to a pagan family. He joined the Roman army at the age of fifteen and it is during this period that he is said to have divided his cloak… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Gregory of Tours, Saint — orig. Georgius Florentius born Nov. 30?, 538/539, Clermont, Aquitaine? died Nov. 17, 594?, Tours, Neustria Frankish bishop and writer. Born into an aristocratic family that had produced several bishops of what is today central France, Gregory… …   Universalium

  • St Martin of Tours' Church, Saundby — St Martin of Tours Church, Saundby, from the southeast …   Wikipedia

  • Martín de Tours — San Martín de Tours San Martín y el mendigo, pintado por El Greco en 1597 Nacimiento 316 Panonia (actual Hungría) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Martin von Tours — Martin von Tours, Heiliger, geb. um 316 in Sabaria am Fuße des heutigen Martinsberges (s. d.) in Pannonien (Ungarn), gest. um 400 in Tours, wurde in Pavia erzogen und schon in früher Jugend Christ. Von seinem Nater zum Militärdienst genötigt,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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