Saint Maximus of Alexandria

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Priest in Alexandria, Egypt. Administered the see of Alexandria from 251 to 264 while its patriarch, Saint Dionysius, was in exile. Bishop of Alexandria following Dionysiusdeath. Drove the corrupt heretical bishop Paul of Samosata into exile from Egypt.

Died

  • 282 of natural causes

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Maximus of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 March 2014. Web. 17 April 2014. <>