A slave purchased by a series of Muslims, each of which tried (and failed) to convert him from Christianity. One of them finally falsely denounced him as having converted to Islam and then back to Christianity, which was a capital offense. Martyr.
- Athens, Greece
- the executioner tapped him lightly on the neck several times in hopes that Anthony would denounce Christianity; he wouldn’t
- beheaded in 1777 in Constantinople
- “Saint Anthony of Athens“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 February 2013. Web. 28 May 2015. <>