Soldier in the imperial Roman army in the reign of Emperor Licinius. Convert to Christianity, which led to his arrest. Released, he lived as a hermit near Nicomedia. Miracle worker. Had the gift of prophecy; foretold the destruction of Nicomedia by an earthquake in 358.
- “Saint Arsacius of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 August 2016. Web. 17 January 2017. <>