Book of Saints – Germanicus

Saint Germanicus of SmyrnaArticle

(Saint) Martyr (January 19) (2nd century) A Christian of Smyrna in Asia Minor who suffered A.D. 168, at the same time as Saint Polycarp under the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The celebrated Letter of the contemporary Christians of Smyrna to those of Philadelphia makes special mention of Germanicus, who was thrown to the wild beasts in the Amphitheatre at the Public Games.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Germanicus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 May 2016. Web. 21 April 2019. <>