Saint Tarachus of Cladiopolis

Also known as

  • Tharacus
  • Tracio

Memorial

Profile

Tried and tortured for the crime of Christianity in Tarsus, Mopsuestia and Anazarbus in Cilicia during the persecutions of Galerius and Diocletian; local Christians at each town made records of the examinations and abuse. Martyr.

Born

  • Cladiopolis, Isauria

Died

  • beheaded in 304 in the amphitheatre of Anazarbus, Cilicia
  • body left for animals to destroy, but local Christians recovered and buried him

Canonized

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Tarachus of Cladiopolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 July 2012. Web. 29 March 2015. <>