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Urbani

See below urbane,

In total, there are five canonized persons named Urban (meaning "The Townspeople"). To the so-called wine saints Three of them can be counted.

Pope Urban I.

The 17th Pope officiated from 222 to 230. The traditions of his life and work are unsecured. He is said to have been a Roman of noble birth. Allegedly he should have issued a decree that the goblet in the Eucharist (Supper) must always be made of silver or gold. That is why he is often depicted with a goblet he holds in his hands. He is considered patron of the vineyards, the wine, the winemaker and the cooper as well as against drunkenness. frost. thunderstorm and lightning. He was allegedly tortured and beheaded by Emperor Severus Alexander (208-235). His probable date of death is 19 or 25 May, his feast day is celebrated on 25 May. Since he was often confused with the urban of Langres, he has become the only votive saint.

Urban from Heilbronn

There is very little information about an urban from the 7th century. He is said to have preached at Heilbronn am Neckar (Baden-Württemberg) and to have taught...

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