Book of Saints – Minias

Saint Miniato of FlorenceArticle

(Saint) Martyr (October 25) (3rd century) A famous Florentine Martyr, one of the victims of the Decian persecution (A.D. 250). He was a soldier, and had done his best to spread the Christian Faith among his comrades. The extant Acts of his Passion describe the many tortures to which he was subjected before execution. The Italian form of his name, San Miniato, is the more usual.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Minias”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 January 2016. Web. 22 October 2016. <>