Son of a senatorial family from Cordoba, Spain. Well educated. Priest. Head of an ecclesiastical school. Worked to comfort and support Christian martyrs and their survivors during Islamic persecutions in Moorish occupied Spain. Arrested several times for his faith, he wrote Exhortation to Martyrdom while during one of his imprisonments. Appointed to succeed the Archbishop of Toledo, Spain, but was never consecrated. Imprisoned after he gave shelter to Saint Leocritia of Cordoba, he preached the Gospel in court, then in front of the king‘s counsel. Martyr.
- scourged and beheaded 11 March 859 at Cordoba, Spain
- some relics translated to Paris, France in the early 860’s
- Exhortation to Martyrdom
- Memorial of the Saints
- “Saint Eulogius of Cordoba“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 March 2010. Web. 5 May 2015. <>