St Luke (Biographical details)

St Luke (saint/martyr; Male; fl.c. 1stC)

Also known as

St Luke; St Luke the Evangelist; Evangelist; Apostle; Luke


Christian saint and Evangelist, and author of a gospel and 'Acts'; also physician; accompanied St Paul (q.v.) on his missions to Greece and Rome. Patron saint of painters. Symbol: the ox.