Saint Ardo of Aniane

Also known as

  • Ardone
  • Smaragdus

Memorial

Profile

Monk at the abbey of Aniane, France, taking the name Ardo. Director of the abbey schools. Travelled with Saint Benedict of Aniane, served as his secretary, and wrote his biography. Abbot at Aniane.

Born

  • Languedoc (part of modern France) as Smaragdus

Died

  • 843 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Ardo of Aniane“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 February 2014. Web. 20 September 2014. <>