Martyrs of Nicomedia

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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.

Died

  • strangled to death in 303 in Nicomedia, Bithynia (in modern Turkey)

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MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2017. Web. 24 August 2017. <>