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Procopius of Scythopolis

250 - 303

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Procopius of Scythopolis (Greek: Προκόπιος ὁ Σκυθοπολίτης; died 7 July AD 303) was a 4th century martyr who is venerated as a saint. He was a reader and exorcist in the church at Scythopolis; he also was famous as an ascetic and erudite theologian. Eusebius of Caesarea wrote of his martyrdom, which occurred during the persecution of Roman Emperor Diocletian, and stated that "he was born at Jerusalem, but had gone to live in Scythopolis, where he held three ecclesiastical offices. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Procopius of Scythopolis has received more than 61,328 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Procopius of Scythopolis is the 1,190th most popular religious figure, the 152nd most popular biography from Israel and the 53rd most popular Israeli Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Procopius of Scythopolis ranks 1,190 out of 2,238Before him are Anandi Gopal Joshi, Pierre de Castelnau, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Filaret, Ram, and Shenoute. After him are Clement Mary Hofbauer, Gregory V of Constantinople, Nadezhda von Meck, Simon Stock, Abu Sa'id Abu'l-Khayr, and Wim Hof.

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Among people born in 250, Procopius of Scythopolis ranks 25Before him are Donatus Magnus, Martinian, Saint Chrysogonus, Marcus Aurelius Marius, Chandragupta I, and Laelianus. After him are Macrianus Minor, Regalianus, Valerian II, Emerentiana, Polyeuctus, and Victorinus of Pettau. Among people deceased in 303, Procopius of Scythopolis ranks 13Before him are Cyriacus, Eulalia of Barcelona, Saint Chrysogonus, Fermin, Cassian of Imola, and Agathius. After him are Victor Maurus, Victorinus of Pettau, Lu Ji, Saint Faith, and Alexander of Bergamo.

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Among people born in Israel, Procopius of Scythopolis ranks 152 out of 430Before him are Yigael Yadin (1917), Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi (1947), Angelus of Jerusalem (1185), Ivry Gitlis (1922), Sirhan Sirhan (1944), and Moses ben Jacob Cordovero (1522). After him are Lusius Quietus (100), Aristobulus II (null), Benny Gantz (1959), Yaacov Agam (1928), Wadie Haddad (1927), and Chaim Topol (1935).


Among religious figures born in Israel, Procopius of Scythopolis ranks 53Before him are Mariam Baouardy (1846), Al-Tabarani (873), Saint Petronilla (50), Shoghi Effendi (1897), Angelus of Jerusalem (1185), and Moses ben Jacob Cordovero (1522). After him are John of Patmos (50), Michel Sabbah (1933), and Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas (1843).