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St. Petronax of Monte Cassino

Saint Petronax of Monte Cassino (May 1, 670 – May 6, 747), called "The Second Founder of Monte Cassino", was an Italian monk and abbot who rebuilt and repopulated the monastery of Monte Cassino, which had been destroyed by the invading Lombards in the late sixth century. A native of Brescia, Petronax had made a pilgrimage to the tomb of Saint Benedict in 717 after being...
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