Saint Zenobius of Florence

detail from 'Saint Zenobius Performs a Miracle' by Veneziano Domenico, c.1445, tempera on wood, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, EnglandAlso known as

  • Zanobi
  • Zenobio

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Born a pagan, Zenobius converted and was baptized as an adult. Priest. Archdeacon. Friend of Saint Ambrose of Milan. Counselor to Pope Saint Damasus I. First bishop of Florence, Italy. Worked with Saint Eugene of Florence and Saint Crescentius. Fought Arianism. Miracle worker, reviving five people from the dead.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Zenobius of Florence“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 May 2015. Web. 30 June 2015. <>