Silvanus of Ahun
Saint Silvanus of Ahun
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church|
|Major shrine||Saint-Silvain d'Ahun|
|Feast||October 16 |
|Attributes||dressed in a dalmatic, bearing a book and a palm.|
The antiquity of his cult is based on the fact that there was an ancient tomb said to carry his relics; the tomb rests in the crypt of the 12th-century church of Saint-Silvain d’Ahun. In a wood panel dating from 1639, he is depicted dressed in a dalmatic, bearing a book and a palm.
The following places carry Silvanus' name :
- Sabine Baring-Gould, The Lives of the Saints (Published by Hodges, 1877. Original from Oxford University), p. 415.
- Jacques Baudoin, Le grand livre des saints (Editions Creer, 2006), 439.
- "Silvanus van Ahun". Heiligen-3s. n.d. Retrieved May 8, 2009.
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