Book of Saints – Palaemon

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(Saint) Abbot (January 11) (4th century) One of the earliest of the Egyptian hermits. He took refuge in Upper Egypt during the persecution under Diocletian, and there passed a long life in the practices of austerity and in the study of Holy Scripture. He died in the arms of Saint Pachomius, the best beloved of his disciples, A.D. 325.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Palaemon”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 May 2016. Web. 29 July 2021. <>