Benedict (disambiguation)

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Benedict , ((Latin)

Benedictus; (French)
Benoît; (Greek)
Βενέδικτος), may refer to the following: 


  • Benedict of Nursia, the "Father of Western Monasticism" (†543), March 14[1][2]
  • Benedicta of Rome, virgin, mystic and nun, lived in a convent founded by St. Galla in Rome (6th century), May 6[3][4]
  • Benedict of Sebaste, Bishop of Sebaste in Samaria, later the founder of the Abbaye Saint-Benoît de Quinçay († c. 654), October 23[5]
  • Benedict II, Pope of Rome (†685), May 8[5]
  • Benedict Biscop, Abbot of Wearmouth and Confessor (†690), January 12[6][7]
  • Benedict Crispus of Milan, Archbishop of Milan (†725), March 11[5]
  • Benedict of Angers, Bishop of Angers in the west of France († c. 820), July 15[5]
  • Benedict of Aniane, monastic reformer, called the 'Second Benedict' (†821), February 11[8]
  • Benedict of Macérac, a Greek abbot who fled from Petras and settled in Macérac near Nantes in France (†845), October 22[5]
  • Benedict Revelli, Bishop of Albenga († c. 900), February 12[5]
  • Benedicta and Cecilia, two daughters of the King of Lorraine, Abbesses of Susteren in the Rhineland in Germany (†10th century), August 17[5]
  • Benedict, John, Matthew, Isaac and Christinus, monks martyred at their monastery near Gnesen in Poland (†1005)[5]
  • Benedict of Szkalka, ascetic on Mount Zobor in Hungary (†1012), May 1[5]
  • Benedict of Serres and Thessaloniki, New Hieromartyr (†1821), June 12[9]

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  1. Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Βενέδικτος ὁ ἐκ Νουρσίας. 14 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. Venerable Benedict of Nursia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Βενεδίκτη ἡ Ρωμαία. 6 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  4. May 6. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 B. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  6. Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βενέδικτος. 12 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. January 12. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  8. February 11. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  9. Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βενέδικτος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας ὁ ἐκ Σερρῶν καὶ ἐν Θεσσαλονίκης ἀθλήσας. 12 Ιουνίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.