St. Cyril of Alexandria
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Saints who lived, borned or died  İn Asia Minor Anatolia, Turkey

St. Cyril of Alexandria

The Pillar of Faith, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor of the Church
Saint Cyril presiding as the Pope's representative at the Council of Ephesus in 431
He accompanied Theophilus to Constantinople in 403
Born     c. 376
Died     c. 444
Honored in     
Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
Oriental Orthodox Church
Feast     18 January
 9 June (Orthodox Churches)
27 June (Coptic Church, Roman Catholic Church
 9 February in Roman Calendar 1882-1939 - and Lutheran Church)
Attributes     Vested as a Bishop with phelonion and omophorion,
and usually with his head covered in the manner of Egyptian monastics
(sometimes the head covering has a polystavrion pattern),
he usually is depicted holding a Gospel Book or a scroll,
with his right hand raised in blessing.
Patronage     Alexandria

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