A group of eight Christians who were martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. They were killed, one a day in front of the survivors to increase the fear and dread, and to try to induce them to renounce Christianity. It did not work.
- “Martyrs of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2017. Web. 26 April 2017. <>