Donatian of Reims
He died in AD 389, and in AD 863 the count of Flanders Baldwin I transferred his relics to the Church Saint-Agricol de Reims at Bruges, where his cult is still active. He is revered as a saint and his feast day is locally celebrated on 14 October.
A legend has it that he was thrown as a child into a river, where a holy man took five candles and placed them on a water wheel which showed where the child had gone, and he was able to recover the child. Saint Donatien is represented holding a wheel bearing candles.
- Donatien de Reims.
- Donatien of Rheims on Wikimedia He died in 421 Vos, Sint Donatianus patroon der kathedrale, stad van CommonsEdmond en ' t bisdom van Brugge. Eenige bladzijden te zijner era, Bruges, 1901.
- Des Graviers et Jacomet, Reconnaître les Saints : Symboles et attributs, Massin, 2006 (ISBN 2-7072-0471-4).
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