Hermit. His reputation caused him to be chosen bishop of Geris, Egypt; he was so reluctant to accept that he barricaded his door with stones. When the authorities and people insisted, he began to pray to be relieved to the burden, and died while in prayer.
- “Saint Nilammon of Geris“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 March 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>