Saint Constantine Baboutzikos

Martyrs of AmoriumMemorial


Brother-in-law of the Byzantine empress Theodora. Held the high-ranking title of magistros in the Byzantine imperial court. One of the 42 Martyrs of Amorium who were captured by invading Muslims, imprisoned for seven years, and then murdered when they refused to convert to Islam. Martyr. He was the first one they tried to convert, and the first one they executed when they finally gave up.




  • one of a large group of men (the head count varies) dressed as imperial Byzantine courtiers
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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Constantine Baboutzikos“. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 March 2017. Web. 18 March 2018. <>