Trojanus of Saintes

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Trojanus of Saintes[1] (died c.530) was a sixth-century bishop of Saintes, in France. He is mentioned in semi-legendary terms by Gregory of Tours.[2] He is identified with the author of a surviving letter to Eumerius of Nantes.[3][4]

He is a Catholic saint, known also as Trojan and Troyen; his feast day is November 30.[5]


  • William Smith, Henry Wace, A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines. Volume IV, article Trojanus, p. 1054.


  1. ^ Trofianus, Trophianus.
  2. ^ Raymond Van Dam (1988): Gregory of Tours: Glory of the Confessors, p. 42.
  3. ^ In Migne, Patrologia Latina, 67.
  4. ^ Louis Duchesne, Fastes piscopaux de l'ancienne Gaule. Tome 2: L'Aquitaine et les Lyonnaises, p. 362.
  5. ^ Catholic Online page.