He suffered at Rome in the persecution of the emperor Adrian about the year 132. His tomb on the Salarian Way was ornamented by Pope Pelagius II and his name is famous in the ancient western Martyrologies.
- Father Alban Butler. “Saint Hermes, Martyr”. , 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 15 August 2014. Web. 30 August 2016. <>