Book of Saints – Nampharion and Others

main article for Saint Namphanion the ArchmartyrArticle

(Saints) Martyrs (July 4) (2nd century) African Martyrs, so celebrated in ancient times that Saint Nampharion (the name is of Punic or Carthaginian derivation) was styled the Arch-Martyr, and reputed one of the first who suffered for the Faith in Africa (perhaps A.D. 180). Mention is made of him in the Letters of Saint Augustine.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Nampharion and Others”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 February 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>