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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world


Name

Ioannes/John the Hesychast, ascetic in Palestine, ob. 559

Saint ID

S02544

Number in BH

BHG 897-898

Reported Death Not Before

557

Reported Death Not After

560

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Hermits/recluses, Ascetics/monks/nuns, Bishops , Miracle-workers in lifetime
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E06498Cyril of Scythopolis composes the Life of *Ioannes/John the Hesychast (ascetic in Palestine, S02544), recounting his life as a miracle working ascetic, while the hero is still alive. Written in Greek in Palestine, 555/557.