Book of Saints – Ammon


AMMON (Saint) Abbot (October 4) (4th century) One of the most famous of the Egyptian Fathers of the Desert. His cell was on Mount Nitria, where Cassian reckons there were at the time fifty monasteries inhabited by five thousand monks or hermits. The working of many miracles is attributed to him. He died A.D. 348, at the age of sixty-two.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Ammon”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 June 2012. Web. 11 May 2021. <>