New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Arethas and Companions


Martyrs (523), inhabitants of the Christian city of Nedshran (Negran), Arabia, killed by the Dhu Nowas (Dunawan), King of the Hymerites. Arethas, ninety-six years old, was beheaded; some of the others were burnt alive. Feast, 27 July.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Arethas and Companions”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 July 2012. Web. 19 March 2018. <>