Book of Saints – Philoterus

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(Saint) Martyr (May 19) (4th century) A Christian of noble birth, one of the victims at Nicomedia (the Imperial Residence) of the fury of the Emperor Diocletian against the Christians (A.D. 303). But the particulars given in the Greek Acts of Saint Philoterus are of much later date, and are now regarded as unreliable.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Philoterus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 November 2016. Web. 10 December 2016. <>