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 Dionysius‘ death. Drove the corrupt heretical bishop Paul of Samosata into exile from Egypt.
- 282 of natural causes
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Roman Martyrology, 1914 edition
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Santi e Beati
- “Saint Maximus of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 March 2014. Web. 17 April 2014. <>