Book of Saints – Aetius


AETIUS (Saint) Martyr (March 6) (9th century) A General in the Christian army and chief among the heroic band of forty-two soldiers who, taken prisoners by the Caliph Montassem (A.D.836) at Amorium in Syria, resisted all threats and allurements to become Mohammedans, and, after nine years of prison and repeated tortures, were put to death by his orders.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Aetius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 May 2012. Web. 22 September 2020. <>