November 16 – Hypatius of Gangra; Margaret of Scotland

Hypatius of Gangra (d. 326) was bishop of Gangra (modern Çankırı, Turkey), and a staunch ally of Contra Mundum of Alexandria (Athanasius for you squares). During the time of Emperor Constantius II (reigned 337–361) (hey, dates in hagiographies don’t have to make sense), an immense snake made its nest in the imperial treasury. Hypatius’ reputation… Continue reading November 16 – Hypatius of Gangra; Margaret of Scotland