Anthony the Great

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Saunt Anthony the Great
A Coptic icon, shawin, in the lawer left,
St. Anthony wi St. Paul the First Hermit
Venerable an God-beirin
Faither o Monasticism
Born12 Januar 251 (reputitly)
Herakleopolis Magna, Egyp
Dee'd17 Januar 356(356-01-17) (aged 105)
Munt Colzim, Egyp
Veneratit inCoptic Orthodox Kirk
Assyrian Kirk o the East
Eastren Orthodox Kirk
Oriental Orthodox Kirks
Catholic Kirk
Major shrineMonastery o St. Anthony, Egyp
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye, Fraunce
Feast17 Januar (Catholic Kirk)
17 Januar (Eastren Orthodoxy)
22 Tobi (Coptic Calendar)
Attributesbell; pig; beuk; Tau Cross[1][2] Tau cross wi bell pendle[3]
PatronageSkin diseases, basket makkers, brushmakkers, graffdiggers,[4] Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roum[5]

Saunt Anthony or Antony (Greek: Ἀντώνιος Antṓnios; Laitin: Antonius; Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲁⲛⲧⲱⲛⲓ; c. 12 Januar 251 – 17 Januar 356), wis a Christian monk frae Egyp, revered syne his daith as a saunt.

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  1. Jack Tresidder, ed. (2005). The Complete Dictionary of Symbols. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. ISBN 0-8118-4767-5.
  2. Cornwell, Hilarie; James Cornwell (2009). Saints, Signs, and Symbols (3rd ed.). Harrisburg: Morehouse Publishing. ISBN 0-8192-2345-X.
  3. Liechtenstein, the Princely Collections, catalogue of Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, p.276 [1]
  4. Michael Walsh, ed. (1991). Butler's Lives of the Saints (Concise, Revised & Updated, 1st HarperCollins ed.). San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. ISBN 0-06-069299-5.
  5. "Pontificia Accademia Ecclesiastica, Cenni storici (1701-2001)". Pontificia Accademia Ecclesiastica (in Italian). Vatican, Roman Curia. Retrieved 17 January 2017.