Lifelong layman and Christian. Captured by the Moors as a prisoner of war, he was taken to Córdoba, Spain, educated at the Moorish court, and enrolled in the guards of the Emir. Martyred when he refused to convert to Islam.
- “Saint Sanctius of Córdoba“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 May 2009. Web. 27 April 2015. <>