Imperial Roman soldier and regimental commander. As the emperor Diocletian offered sacrifice to a statue of the goddess Ceres, Zeno laughed at and ridiculed the whole procedure. His jaw was shattered for having spoken, and he then was martyred for his sentiment.
- “Saint Zeno of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2015. Web. 12 February 2016. <>