St John the Baptist (Prodromos) (Biographical details)

St John the Baptist (Prodromos) (biblical figure; saint/martyr; Male; 1stC BC; fl.)

Also known as

St John the Baptist; St John Prodromos (precursor); St John


Christian saint and New Testament figure; forerunner of Christ, last in the line of Old Testament prophets; son of Zacharias and St Elizabeth (q.v.). Feastday 29 August (his beheading).