SAN PLACIDO (515 - 5 October 541) Italian monk, follower of Benedetto da Norcia, of which he was the principal disciple with Mauro. Sent to Messina to found the first Benedictine monastery in Sicily, according to a biographer he would suffer martyrdom by Saracen pirates because of his faith, along with his sister Flavia, the brothers Eutichio and Vittorino and about thirty monks; however, this circumstance does not find any historical support. Commemoration on October 5, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth to heaven). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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title: SAN PLACIDO

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caption: SAN PLACIDO (515 - 5 October 541) Italian monk, follower of Benedetto da Norcia, of which he was the principal disciple with Mauro. Sent to Messina to found the first Benedictine monastery in Sicily, according to a biographer he would suffer martyrdom by Saracen pirates because of his faith, along with his sister Flavia, the brothers Eutichio and Vittorino and about thirty monks; however, this circumstance does not find any historical support. Commemoration on October 5, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth to heaven). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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