James, son o Zebedee

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James
Guido Reni - Saint James the Greater - Google Art Project.jpg
Saunt James the Greater bi Guido Reni
Apostle an martyr
BornBethsaida, Judaea, Roman Empire
Dee'd44 AD
Jerusalem, Judaea, Roman Empire
Veneratit inAw Christianity
CanonisedPre-Congregation
Major shrineCathedral o Santiago de Compostela, Galicie (Spain), Cathedral o St. James, Jerusalem, Armenian Quarter (Israel)
Feast25 Julie (Wastren Christianity)
30 Aprile (Eastren Christianity)
30 December (Hispanic Kirk)
AttributesScallop, Pilgrim's hat
PatronagePlaces
Galicie, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Spain; Acoma Pueblo, Badian in the Philippines, Guayaquil, Sahuayo, Santiago de Querétaro, etc.
Professions
Veterinarians, equestrians, furriers, tanners, pharmacists

James, son of Zebedee (Ebreu: יַעֲקֹבYaʿqob, Greek: Ἰάκωβος; dee'd 44 AD) wis ane o the Twal Apostles o Jesus, an tradeetionally conseedered the first apostle tae be martyred. He wis a son o Zebedee an Salome, an brither o John the Apostle. He is an aa cried James the Greater or James the Great tae distinguish him frae James, son o Alphaeus an James the brither o Jesus (James the Juist). James the son o Zebedee is the patron saunt o Spaingies, an as such is eften identifee'd as Santiago.