Martyrs of Cyprus



300 Christians who retired to Cyprus to live as cave hermits, devoting themselves to prayer and an ascetic life devoted to God. Tortured and martyred for their faith, and their bodies dumped in the various caves in which they had lived. We know the names of five of them, but no other details even about them –


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MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Cyprus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 July 2016. Web. 27 November 2021. <>