Book of Saints – Aquila


AQUILA (Saint) Martyr (May 20) (4th century) An Egyptian Christian, torn to pieces with iron combs (A.D. 311), in the persecution under the Emperor Maximinus Daza, by order of Arianus, Governor of Thebes, who subsequently himself became a Christian and suffered martyrdom in the same persecution.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aquila”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 July 2012. Web. 29 November 2015. <>