Book of Saints – Speusippus, Eleusippus, Meleusippus and Leonilla


(Saints) Martyrs (January 17) (2nd century) Three brothers, said to have been born at one birth. They were natives of Cappadocia (Asia Minor) and, with their aged grandmother, Leonilla, were put to death as Christians under the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, about A.D. 175. Their Relics were many centuries later brought to Langres in France, where their church bears the name of Saint Geome (Holy Twins).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Speusippus, Eleusippus, Meleusippus and Leonilla”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 25 December 2016. Web. 22 October 2020. <>