St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi, religious, poet and personality of the most significant of our Middle Ages, He suffered in the lives of many ailments, that ended up undermining the physical, but never the faith and the incredible spiritual temperament which distinguished him and permeated his whole life.

The Holy contracted malaria and the tuberculosis and had liver problems, the spleen and stomach, which they were added as a result of serious eye disorders of uncertain origin, although most historians believe that they depended on the so-called “Egyptian's disease”, widespread in wet lands from the Nile, where the mystical Umbrian he traveled between 1219 and the 1220 (Photo gives: it.wikipedia.org).