- 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“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 September 2009. Web. 23 May 2015. <>