Soldier in the imperial Roman army, and a member of the Praetorian Guard. Convert to Christianity, baptized by Saint Peter the Apostle. Exiled for his faith to the island of Pontia, he suffered with Saint Flavia Domitilla, and was martyred with his brother Saint Nereus.
- with Saint Flavia Domitilla if Terracina
- with Saint Nereus of Terracina
- palm of martyrdom
- holding a church in his hands
- “Saint Achilleus of Terracina“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 March 2016. Web. 6 May 2016. <>