During the persecutions of Valerian, Anectus was arrested for his faith, tortured, and martyred with a group of fellow Christians in Corinth, Greece.
- thrown to wild animals
- when they would not harm him, he was beheaded c.258
- “Saint Anectus of Corinth“. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 March 2010. Web. 6 October 2015. <>