Ministered to Christians who were condemned to work the mines of Cilicia in the persecutions of Maximus. This exposed Daniel’s faith, and he was arrested, tortured and martryed by order of the governor Firmilian.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Martirologio Romano, 2005 edition
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- “Saint Daniel of Cilicia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 October 2012. Web. 28 May 2016. <>