Twelve Holy Brothers

Also known as

  • Martyrs of the South



A group of martyrs who died c.303 at various places in southern Italy. In 760 their relics were brought together and enshrined in Benevento, Italy as a group. They are

One tradition describes Saint Boniface of Hadrumetum and Saint Thecla of Hadrumetum as their parents.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Twelve Holy Brothers“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 July 2012. Web. 26 November 2015. <>