Saint Nearchus

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Christian soldier in the 12th imperial Roman legion assigned to Armenia in the 3rd century. Friend of Saint Polyeucte. Ordered to offer a sacrifice of incense to the emperor as a god, Nearchus refused. Martyr.

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Nearchus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 20 February 2020. Web. 17 October 2021. <>