Book of Saints – Sarbelius and Barbea

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(Saints) Martyrs (January 29) (2nd century) Martyrs at Edessa in Syria (A.D. 101), under the Emperor Trajan. They were brother and sister. Saint Sarbelius, previous to his conversion to Christianity, had been a priest in a temple of idols. They were atrociously tortured before being executed.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Sarbelius and Barbea”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 December 2016. Web. 21 January 2021. <>