Saint Gerasimus of Palestine

Saint Gerasimus of PalestineAlso known as

  • Gerasimus of Lycia
  • Gerasimus of the Jordan
  • Gerasimos of….

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Monk at Lycia, Asia Minor. Hermit. He moved to Palestine where c.451 he founded a house near the Dead Sea, and then c.475 another one on the River Jordan near Jericho that later grew to great importance and spread monasticism throughout the region.

Born

  • Lycia

Died

  • c.475 of natural causes

Canonized

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Gerasimus of Palestine“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 February 2014. Web. 2 September 2014. <>