Not surprisingly, many legends developed around a couple of married martyrs, and others were re-written to use them as their lead characters. Modern scholarship has dismissed all these, leaving only two of the thousands of faithful who lost their lives in the early days of the Church.
- stoned to death c.283 in a sandpit off the Salarian Way, Rome, Italy
- relics at Bad Münstereifel, Germany
- ox skin
- sand pit
- “Saint Chrysanthus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 November 2009. Web. 18 April 2015. <>