Saint Arianus of Alexandria

Also known as

  • Ariannus
  • Arrianus

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Third-century governor of Thebes, Egypt. Having witnessed the courage of Christian martyrs, he became interested in the faint, and became a convert. Martyr.

Died

  • drowned at sea
  • legend says that dolphins brought his body back to land so it might be given proper burial

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Arianus of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 February 2014. Web. 2 October 2014. <>