Saint Maurice (also Moritz, Morris, or Mauritius; Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲙⲱⲣⲓⲥ) was an Egyptian military leader who headed the legendary Theban Legion of Rome in the 3rd century, and is one of the favorite and most widely venerated saints of that martyred group. He is the patron saint of several
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According to the hagiographical material, Maurice was an Egyptian, born in AD 250 in Thebes, an ancient city in Upper Egypt that was the capital of the New Kingdom of Egypt(1575
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Saint Maurice became a patron saint of the German Holy Roman Emperors. In 926, Henry the Fowler(919–936),
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There is a difference of opinion among researchers as to whether or not the story of the Theban Legion is based on historical fact, and if so, to what extent. The account by Eucherius of Lyon is classed by Bollandist Hippolyte Delehayeamong the historical
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1. ^ Atiya, Azia S., ed. The Coptic Encyclopedia, volume 5, p. 1572. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991. ISBN 0-02-897034-9.
2. ^ Mershman, Francis. "St. Maurice," The Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol. 10.
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• On the image of the Blackamoor in European Heraldry - St. Maurice
• David Wood, "The Origin of the Cult of St. Maurice"