Hermit in the diocese of Jaca, Aragonese Pyrenees (in modern Spain). His cell was under a huge rock on which the Benedictine abbey of San Juan de Peña, a cradle of Christianity in Navarre and Aragon, was later built.
- c.750 of natural causes
- “Saint John de Atarés“. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 May 2015. Web. 24 February 2017. <>