Book of Saints – Samson Xenodochius

detail of an icon of Saint Sampson of Constantinople, date and artist unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiArticle

(Saint) (June 27) (6th century) Born in Rome, he passed his life in Constantinople, where he devoted himself to the care of the sick poor, and founded an important hospital for their benefit. He died A.D. 530.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Samson Xenodochius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 June 2016. Web. 12 May 2021. <>