Saint Silvanus of Emesa

Also known as

  • Silvano

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Emesa, Phoenicia for 40 years. Martyred in the persecutions of Maximian.

Died

  • thrown to wild animals c.311 in Emesa, Phoenicia (modern Homs, Syria)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Silvanus of Emesa“. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 February 2017. Web. 16 February 2019. <>