Book of Saints – Emygdius

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(Emidius) (Saint) Bishop, Martyr (August 5) (4th century) Said to have been a native of Germany who, converted to Christianity and coming to Rome, was consecrated Bishop by Pope Saint Marcellus and sent as missionary to Ascoli in the Marches of Ancuona, where he was put to death under Diocletian (A.D. 303 or 304). His relics are in great veneration, and many miracles have been wrought at his tomb.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Emygdius”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 November 2012. Web. 21 April 2019. <>