- Petronius Vescovo
- Petronius the Bishops
Son of a Praetorian Prefect in Gaul, and may have been a Roman official himself. Pilgrim to the Holy Lands and the ascetics in Palestine in his youth. Bishop of Bologna, Italy. Built the monastery of Saint Stephen in Bologna; it was modeled on the holy places of Jerusalem. A fictional version of his life was popular in the Middle Ages.
- c.445 of natural causes
- “Saint Petronius of Bologna“. Saints.SQPN.com. 3 October 2014. Web. 30 January 2015. <>