Arab hermit and bishop called "The Apostle of the
Saracens". He lived in the desert regions of Syria and Egypt, caring for the local nomadic tribes.
When the Romans imposed peace upon the Saracens, Queen Mavia, the Saracen ruler, demanded that Moses
be consecrated a bishop. He accepted against his will and maintained the peace between the Saracens
and Rome. The Saracens were a nomadic people of the Syro-Egyptian desert so designated by the
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