Saint Peter of Nicomedia

Also known as

  • Peter Cubicolario



Chamberlain in the palace of Diocletian in Nicomedia (in modern Turkey). Overheard lamenting the cruelty shown to the Martyrs of Nicomedia during persecutions of Diocletian, he was exposed as a Christian, arrested, tortured and martyred faith.


  • whipped until his bones showed, had salt and vinegar poured on the wounds, and then was roasted to death over a slow fire in 303 in Nicomedia, Bithynia (modern Izmit, Turkey)


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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter of Nicomedia“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 March 2017. Web. 9 December 2021. <>