Saint Lucius of Adrianople

Also known as

  • Lucius of Edirne
  • Lucius of Odrin
  • Lucius of EdrĂȘne
  • Lucius of Jedrene
  • Lucius of Hadrianopolis



Bishop of Adrianople. Spoke zealously against Arianism at the Council of Sardica in 343; the feelings against orthodox Catholics were so strong that the Arian emperor Constantius agreed that Lucius was under the protection of Pope Julius before the bishop could return home after the Council. However, he and many of his flock were later martyred by Arians.


  • c.348 in the diocese of Adrianople (modern Edirne, Turkey)


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Lucius of Adrianople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 9 November 2014. Web. 29 July 2021. <>