Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint Andeolus, Martyr


He was a disciple of Saint Polycarp, preached the gospel in Gaul, and received the crown of martyrdom at Bergoiate upon the Rhone, his head being sawn asunder with a wooden saw, by an order of the emperor Severus, in his march through Gaul for Britain, in the year 208. 1 The town of Saint Andiol, in Vivarez, is possessed of the treasure of his relics.

MLA Citation

  • Father Alban Butler. “Saint Andeolus, Martyr”. Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, 1866. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 May 2013. Web. 8 May 2021. <>