Vitali | Vitalius | Monk in Gaza

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Vitalius lived as a monk and hermit, probably in the monastery of Abba Serid in Gaza. In Alexandria he made a name for himself with the conversion of prostitutes. He is said to have died as a result of mistreatment suffered as a result.

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