Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Martyrs of Pontus, under Dioclesian


Some were tortured with melted lead poured upon them, others with sharp reeds thrust under their nails, and such like inventions, several times repeated: at length they various ways completed their martyrdom.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Martyrs of Pontus, under Dioclesian”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 February 2013. Web. 19 November 2018. <>