Saint James Intercisus

detail of an icon of Saint James Intercisus, date and artist unknown; swiped from Saint e Beati; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Jakob Intercisus

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Military officer and courtier to King Jezdigerd I. During Jezdigerd’s persecution of Christians, James apostacized. Following Jezdigerd’s death, he was contacted by family members who had never renounced their faith. James experienced a crisis of faith and conscience, and openly expressed his faith to the new king Bahram. He was condemned, tortured and martyred.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint James Intercisus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 November 2015. Web. 10 February 2016. <>