April 22 – Vitalis of Gaza; Theodore of Sykeon

Vitalis of Gaza (d. ca. 625) was a monk from Gaza who at age 60 moved to Alexandria, citing Gaza’s deplorable lack of prostitutes. He spent his days working, and his money in the red-lampada district. His custom was to hire a prostitute for the night, tell her to take the shift off and sleep,… Continue reading April 22 – Vitalis of Gaza; Theodore of Sykeon