Christian Cyclopedia

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(from Gk. panteleemon, “all-merciful”). Legendary martyr; known for having helped the poor and forsaken; said to have been beheaded under Diocletian (see Persecution of Christians, 4) as physician of Galerius (or Maximian?).

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