General. He and 41 fellow Christian soldiers were captured by Caliph Montassem at Amorium, Syria in 836. They spent nine years in prison with alternating periods of torture and inducements to convert to Islam; in each case they refused. Martyr.
- “Saint Aetius“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 May 2012. Web. 6 May 2016. <>