Book of Saints – Isaac of Cordova


(Saint) Martyr (June 3) (9th century) A nobleman of Cordova who, having occupied a municipal post of some distinction, left the world to embrace the monastic life. After three years of seclusion, he was condemned to death for the Faith by the Cadi of Cordova under the Caliph Abdurrahman II, and was beheaded A.D. 851. His body was burned, and his ashes cast into the Guadalquivir.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Isaac”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 September 2013. Web. 27 May 2019. <>