Book of Saints – Manuel, Sabel and Ismael


(Saints) Martyrs (June 17) (4th century) Persian Martyrs; Christians instructed in sacred and profane learning and sent by their King, Baltan, to negotiate for peace with the Emperor Julian at Chalcedon. The tradition is that Julian, finding that they were Christians, had them arrested and condemned as such. They were thereupon beheaded and their bodies burned. The year A.D. 362 is given as that of their martyrdom. The Emperor Theodosius the Great dedicated a church in their honour at Constantinople.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Manuel, Sabel and Ismael”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 November 2014. Web. 29 July 2021. <>