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Saint Christopher is venerated by several Christian denominations as a martyr killed in the reign of the 3rd-century Roman Emperor ...

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According to legend, St. Christopher was extremely tall, and by some accounts he was even a giant! He is referred to as a Canaanite. We think this is unlikely, ...

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Article on this martyr, probably of the third century. Although Christopher has been a center of popular legend since the sixth century, all that can be known for  ...

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The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the  ...

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A writer named Jacobus de Voragine helps to fill the void in the history of Saint Christopher. He wrote Golden Legend a collection of wonder tales about the ...

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Profile of the popular saint, takes legend as fact. Illustrated.

St Christopher The Patron Saint of Travelers - All Patron Saints


According to legend, Christopher's given name was Reprobus and that he once served the king of Canaan, who he believed to be “the greatest king there was”.

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St. Christopher is known as the patron saint of travelers. Legend has it that he was a giant of a man, at 7 ½ feet tall with a fearsome face. He is described in.

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"The author has adapted this very beautiful and familiar legend of St. Christopher, giving it several dramatic touches. . . . Full-color illustrations by Richard Jesse ...

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St. Christopher is known as the patron saint of safe travels. This patronage came about because of the legend of St. Christopher carrying the disguised ...

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Some versions of the legend say the Christ-Child Himself baptized Offero with water from the stream. The saint then took a new name: Christopher meaning ...

The Legend of St. Christopher - The Baldwin Project


The Legend of St. Christopher from The Book of Legends by Horace E. Scudder.

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St. Christopher is the Patron Saint of certain professions and even places, but . ... According to legend, St. Christopher served the new king until he saw the king ...