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Story Of Saint Who Picked Up His Head After It Was Cut Off And Walked 10Km With Head In His Hands

Saint-Denis was therefore one of the few bishops sent with the useful resource of Pope Fabien in Gaul on an evangelical mission. Christian persecutions using the Roman Emperor Delius' way of ability were once common in the region; these bishops had been sent with the hope of restoring people's self-confidence and allegiance to Christianity, which had opened up to flourish there.

 Mass moved towards the Roman city of Lutèce (modern Paris) and settled on an island in the Seine where she began to preach to the urban people.

 Denis and his pals had changed human beings so well that pagan clergymen began to be alarmed at the loss of their faithful. At their instigation, the Roman governor arrested the missionaries.

 Saint-Denis was immediately held captive with the useful resource of Roman soldiers while he was preaching in the north of France. Put in prison and then tortured, he was once condemned to beheading on the Butte Montmartre, actually in front of the temple of Mercury.

 But when his head was shrunk, legend has it that Denis sincerely picks it up and continues on his way. He walked 10 kilometers (six miles) in total, while preaching a sermon.

 The illusion says that he carried his head to the small village of Catulliacum (now Saint-Denis in the north of Paris), and "died" where he wished to be buried.

 Images of him regularly show him headless and carrying his own head himself.

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Butte Montmartre Lutèce Mercury Roman Saint-Denis


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