Convert. Denounced for suspected treasonous collaboration with Roman authorities and Christianity in general, he was arrested in 339. Tried before King Shapur II, they were given the chance to save themselves by denouncing their faith; they declined. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Medieval Listserv
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
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