Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Twelve Brothers, Martyrs

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Felix, Donatus, Arontius, Honoratus, Fortunatus, Sabinianus, Septimius, Januarius, Felix, Vitalis, Satyrus, and Repositus were natives of Adrumetum in Africa, and after suffering grievous torments for the faith in that city, were sent into Italy, where they finished their glorious martyrdom at Benevento, in the persecution of Valerian in 258, or according to others in that of Dioclesian. See Baronius Annot. in Martyr. Rom. and Georgi Annot. in Adonis Martyrol.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Twelve Brothers, Martyrs”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2014. Web. 19 November 2018. <>