Book of Saints – Florian


(Saint) Martyr (May 4) (4th century) A Christian who held an important position (Princeps officiorum) in Noricum, and for refusing to sacrifice to the gods was drowned in the River Anisus (Enns), near Lorch in Austria, during the persecution under Diocletian, in the first years of the fourth century.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Florian”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 May 2013. Web. 30 November 2015. <>