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Pantaleon or Pantaleimon—A most noble physician

Maria Alexandra Monteiro Porto, Portugal   As information about the life of Saint Pantaleon is entangled with tradition, it difficult to distinguish myth from facts. Nevertheless, according to several sources, Pantaleon was born c.AD 275, son of the rich pagan Eustorgius of Nicomedia. His name means “a lion in everything.” Later he would be renamed […]