(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.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Minias”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 January 2016. Web. 22 January 2017. <>