Saint Polyeucte

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Pagan soldier in the 12th imperial Roman legion assigned to Armenia in the 3rd century. Friend of Saint Nearchus who brought him to the faith. Ordered to offer a sacrifice of incense to the emperor as a god, Polyeucte refused. Martyr.

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Polyeucte“. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 December 2016. Web. 9 December 2019. <>