St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
St. Valentine Beheaded-Feb 14, 278AD
Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his ...
The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Justus of Beauvais
Saint Justus of Beauvais (c. 278—c. 287) is a semi-legendary saint of the Roman Catholic Church. He may have been a Gallo-Roman martyr, but his legend was confused with that of other saints, such as J...
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Julius and Aaron
Saints Aaron and Julius (or Julian) are two British saints who are traditionally held to have been martyred at Caerleon, Wales, during the Diocletianic Persecution of Christians in AD 304. Along with ...
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Nectarius of Auvergne
Saint Nectarius of Auvergne (also known as Nectarius of St-Nectaire, Nectarius of Limagne, Necterius of Senneterre) (French: Nectaire) is venerated as a 4th-century martyr and Christian missionary...
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Procopius of Scythopolis
Procopius of Scythopolis (died July 7, 303 AD) is venerated as an early martyr and saint. Eusebius of Caesarea writes of his martyrdom, which occurred during the persecution of Diocletian, and states...
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Magnus of Anagni
Saint Magnus of Anagni (Italian: San Magno di Anagni), also known as Magnus of Trani or Magnus of Fabrateria Vetus, is venerated as the patron saint of Anagni. According to tradition, he was born...
Saint Ovidius
Saint Ovidius (Portuguese: Santo Ovídio), also Saint Auditus, is a Portuguese saint. According to hagiographies of the 16th century, Ovidius was a Roman citizen of Sicilian origin. Tradition state...
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Saint Eigen
Saint Eigen, Eurgen, Eurgain or Eurgan was the legendary, and possibly historical first female Christian saint. Her name has doubtfully been linked to two Welsh churches and is found in manuscripts fr...
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Saint Cyllin
Saint Cyllin was a legendary, and possibly historical British king of the 1st century AD, early Christian saint and the last pendragon of Great Britain. His existence is based on very limited evidence...
Terentian
Saint Terentian(us) (Italian: San Terenziano) (died 118) was Bishop of Todi who was killed during the reign of Hadrian.
His legend states that before he was killed, his tongue was cut out. Th...
Romanus of Samosata
Romanus of Samosata (died 297) was a martyr for Christianity in Syria in 297. He and his companions, Jacob, Philotheus, Hyperechius, Abibus, Julianus, and Paregorius were all subject to a variety of t...
Anthimus of Rome
Saint Anthimus of Rome ((Italian) Sant'Antimo) (died 303) is a Christian saint. His life is largely composed of legend. He is said to have been born in Bithynia. A Christian priest, he was imprison...
Pope Peter of Alexandria
Pope Peter of Alexandria, 17th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He is revered as a saint by the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Roman Catholic Ch...
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Ajabel
Ajabel was the name of a priest martyred with Abda and Abdjesus in Kaskhar on May 16, 366, and several others. They are memorialized in the Christian Church with a feast on May 16.
Abibus of Edessa
Abibus of Edessa (died 322) was a Christian martyr at Edessa, Mesopotamia under Emperor Licinius in 322. He was burned at the stake. His feast day is November 15 in the Roman Catholic Church, with Gur...
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Abiatha, Hathes and Mamlacha
Abiatha, Hathes, and Mamlacha were virgins and martyrs of the Bel-Garma province of Syria. They were martyred under Shapur II, about 345 AD. Their feast day is November 20. They are included in the He...
Anthimus of Nicomedia
Anthimus of Nicomedia (martyred 303 or 311–12), was the bishop of Nicomedia in Bithynia, where he was beheaded during a persecution of Christians, traditionally placed under Diocletian (followin...
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Aphrodisius
Saint Aphrodisius (French: Saint Aphrodise, Afrodise, Aphrodyse, Aphrodite) is a saint associated with the diocese of Béziers, in Languedoc, southern France.According to Gregory of Tours, Aphrodis...
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Leonides of Alexandria
St. Leonides of Alexandria (Greek: Λεωνίδης) was a Christian martyr of the 2nd century AD.
According to the Christian historian Eusebius, Leonides' son was the early Church father Origen. In the s...
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Hor and Susia
Hor (also known as Abahor) and Susia (also known as Susanna) are martyrs of the Coptic Church. They were martyred with their sons Hor and Agatho. Their feast day is October 5.
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Quadratus (martyr)
In addition to Quadratus of Athens (Quadratus the Apologist), there are several Christian saints with the name Quadratus (sometimes spelled Codratus):
Quadratus of Africa was martyred in Africa Pr...