Saint Benedict of Cupra

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Soldier in the imperial Roman army, stationed at modern Cupra Marittima, Italy. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

  • beheaded on 13 October 304 on the bridge over the river Menocchia in Cupra (modern Cupra Marittima), Italy
  • body dumped into the river to wash out to sea

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Benedict of Cupra“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 August 2017. Web. 16 May 2021. <>