August 12 Saints of the Day – Alexander of Comana and Pope Innocent XI

On this day in 30 BC, Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, committed suicide by means of a snake bite. It was a real pain in the asp. Alexander of Comana (d. ca. 250) studied philosophy, and finding it about as useful in the third century as it is today,… Continue reading August 12 Saints of the Day – Alexander of Comana and Pope Innocent XI