Book of Saints – Eleutherius – 4 August

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ELEUTHERIUS (Saint) Martyr (August 4) (4th century) A Senator and Chamberlain to the Emperor Maximian Galerius at Constantinople. On becoming a Christian he left the Court and retired to a country estate he owned in Bithynia. There he was arrested, tortured and beheaded (before A.D. 310). His body was buried near the place of his martyrdom, and a church afterwards erected there. {See the notice of Saint Eleutherius of Constantinople, Feb. 20).

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  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Eleutherius”. Book of Saints, 1921. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 November 2012. Web. 22 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/book-of-saints-eleutherius-4-august/>