Book of Saints – Lucian of Antioch


(Saint) Martyr (January 7) (4th century) A Christian distinguished for his learning and eloquence; put to death for the Faith at Nicomedia in Asia Minor (A.D. 312) by order of Maximinian Galerius, and buried at Helenopolis in Bithynia. An emendated Translation of the Old Testament into Greek is due to him, and is highly praised by Saint Jerome. Saint Chrysostom likewise has written at length in praise of Saint Lucian.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Lucian of Antioch”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 November 2014. Web. 26 July 2021. <>