Saint Symmachus of Capua

Saint Symmachus of CapuaAlso known as

  • Símaco
  • Simbrico
  • Simmaco
  • Simmio
  • Simo

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Born to a distinguished imperial Roman senatorial family. Bishop of Capua, Italy in 430. Founded the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore which survived the Saracens invasion and became the core of the rebuilt city.

Born

Died

  • c.449 of natural causes

Canonized

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Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Symmachus of Capua“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 October 2016. Web. 18 October 2017. <>