One of a group of twelve Christians martyred together, the final deaths in the persecutions of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Upon their conviction for the crime of being Christians, the group was offered 30 days to reconsider their allegiance to the faith; they all declined. Their official Acta still exist. One of the Martyrs of Scillium.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Passion of the Scillium Martyrs
- “Saint Speratus of Scillium”. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 June 2010. Web. 24 July 2016. <http://catholicsaints.info/saint-Speratus-of-scillium/>