St Christopher's birthplace is unknown. Western accounts of the life of St. Christopher say he was born in Caanan; Eastern Orthodox accounts of the life of St. Christopher say he was born in Marmarica.
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Historical examination of the legends suggests Reprobus (Christopher) lived during the Christian persecutions of either the Roman emperor Decius or Diocletian, and that he was captured and martyred by the governor of Antioch.
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