- Andrea il Calibita
Eighth-century hermit on Crete. When the Byzantine Emperor Constantine Copronymus published his edict against venerating icons, Andrew went to Constantinople and denounced the iconoclast heresy so forcefully that he was taken before the emperor himself. Martyr.
- tortured and flogged to death c.763 in Constantinople
- body thrown off the city walls into the garbage dump
- “Saint Andrew of Crete“. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 October 2015. Web. 26 November 2015. <>