Martyrs of Eleutheropolis

Memorial

Profile

Approximately 60 Christian soldiers in the imperial Roman army of emperor Heraclius; they were murdered as a group for their faith by invading Saracen Muslims. We know little more than the names of some of them –

  • Abraham
  • Calaoicus
  • Ciriacus
  • Conón
  • Epifanius
  • Eugene
  • Florian
  • George (9 with this name)
  • John (10 with this name)
  • Marino
  • Marmises
  • Muselio
  • Paul (3 with this name)
  • Paulino
  • Philoxenus
  • Photino
  • Stephen (2 with this name)
  • Teodosio
  • Teopento
  • Theodore (5 with this name)
  • Thomas
  • Zitas (2 with this name)

Died

  • 638 in Eleutheropolis (Beit Jibrin), Palestine

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Eleutheropolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 June 2018. Web. 21 July 2018. <>