New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Artemius Megalomartyr


(Greek: great martyr) (363) Martyr. Appointed, by Emperor Constantius, imperial prefect of Egypt, he was a fanatical Arian, hunting down Athanasius and other bishops, monks, and virgins. Converted to the Catholic faith after the death of Constantius, he was accused by heathens of destroying idols, was conducted to Antioch, and after many tortures put to death. Feast, 20 October.

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