Martyrs of Armenia

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A group of up to 1,000 Christian soldiers in the 2nd century imperial Roman army of Trajan, stationed in Gaul. Ordered to sacrifice to pagan gods, they refused and were transferred to Armenia. Ordered again to sacrifice to pagan gods, they refused again. Martyrs. We know the names of three of them, but nothing else –

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MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Armenia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 September 2016. Web. 6 December 2016. <>