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Feastday: September 2

Death: 4th century


Hermit of Cappadocia. He spent twenty years in a cave there With many disciples joining him. Elpidius' relics were enshrined in a town in the marches of Ancona, Italy, now called Sant' Elpidio. He is depicted with a vine leaf in winter.


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