A city of that part of northern Africa anciently called Cyrenaica, Simon, who was forced to carry the cross of Jesus Christ, was of Cyrene.

MLA Citation

  • Bishop Geremia Bonomelli, D.D.. “Cyrene”. A Small Geographical, Historical and Archaeological Dictionary for Understanding the New Testament, 1909. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 January 2020. Web. 7 May 2021. <>