Saint Laurian of Seville

an engraving of Saint Laureano; 1758 by Fray Diego Tello Lasso de la Vega; from the book 'San Laureano Obispo y martir'; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source imageAlso known as

  • Laureano
  • Laurianus

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Deacon in Milan, Italy. Ordained by Saint Eustogius II. Fled to Seville, Spain to escape Arian persecution; he was chosen archbishop of Seville in 522 and served for 17 years. Martyred by Totila, king of the Arian Ostrogoths.

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  • “Saint Laurian of Seville“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 June 2013. Web. 28 August 2015. <>