Flavius Gallicanus

Flavius ​​Gallicanus ( according to legend Aryan tradition in Alexandria362 ) was a Roman consul in 330. About his life nothing reliable is known.


His person and his name shall be deemed historic core of hagiography Acta Sancti Gallicani. In the former Roman Martyrology was under the 25th June, the entry:

The Holy Gallicanus is named as the founder of the Basilica of Constantine in Ostia. During his Egyptian exile, he is said to have lived as a hermit. In Rome, a small church in Trastevere and a hospital bearing his name. His relics are venerated in Sant'Andrea della Valle.