Saint Marinus of Anzarba

statue of Saint Marinus of Anzarba, c.1668, artist unknown; colonnade of Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, ItalyMemorial

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Converted to Christianity in his old age, he brought many others to the faith. Arrested, tortured and executed in the persecutions of Diocletian and governor Lysias. Martyr.

Born

  • Cilicia, Asia Minor (modern Çukurova region of Turkey)

Died

  • beheaded in 290 in Anzarba, Cilicia, Asia Minor (modern Çukurova region of Turkey)
  • body left to feed wild animals as an example to others

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Marinus of Anzarba“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 August 2017. Web. 19 November 2017. <>