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[jan-yoo-air-ee-uh s]
  1. Saint,a.d. 272?–305?, Italian ecclesiastic and martyr: patron saint of Naples.
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Italian San Gennaro.
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Historical Examples of januarius

  • If the blood of Saint Januarius doesnt liquefy, why should you keep it in a shrine?

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • The blood of Saint Januarius is shown in Naples to this day.

  • The Miracle of Januarius's Blood is, on the whole, my most curious experience.

  • I don't suppose the people of Naples take much stock in the laws of nature; they don't have to, with Januarius in a drawer.

    A Voyage of Consolation

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • A great number of saints of the name of Januarius are mentioned in the martyrologies.