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Saint Christopher

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d. 250
Civilization: Christian — Canaan
   Field of Renown:  saint — Martyr
Era:  Antiquity

Early Christian saint whose name means "bearer". Said to have born the burdens of the Christ child."

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Book Links
The Gentle Giant  in  Stories of the Saints  by  Grace Hall
Story of Saint Christopher in  Saint Christopher  by  Mary Macgregor
The Legend of St. Christopher  in  Book of Legends  by  Horace Scudder
St. Christopher  in  Book of Legends  by  Horace Scudder


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Christopher shalt thou be named, because thou hast borne the Christ upon thy shoulders.
 in Saint Christopher

When I see his sign I am sore afraid.'
 in Saint Christopher

Christopher bound by the Roman soldiers
 in Saint Christopher

He sent two beautiful women into the dungeon that they might try to persuade Christopher to worship their gods.
 in Saint Christopher

The child upon his shoulder seemed to grow heavier
 in In God's Garden