Saint Ansanus the Baptizer

[Saint Ansanus the Baptizer]
Also known as

  • Ansanus of Siena
  • Amsanus of….
  • Ampsanus of….
  • Anisanus of….
  • Ansano of….
  • Sano of….
  • Apostle of Siena

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Born into the imperial Roman nobility, the son of a pagan senator. Christian convert at age twelve. His father denounced him to the authorities. The boy escaped, and converted so many pagans in Bagnorea and Siena, Italy that he gained the title the Baptizer. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

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  • “Saint Ansanus the Baptizer“. Saints.SQPN.com. 30 November 2013. Web. 25 October 2014. <>