Book of Saints – Martyrs in Africa – 9 April

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AFRICA (MARTYRS IN). (April 9) (Date unknown) A body of Christians done to death at Masyla, probably near Fez in Morocco, in one of the early persecutions. They were held in great veneration in the African Church. A panegyric preached by Saint Augustine in their honour is extant. They are also commemorated in one of the Hymns of the Christian poet, Prudentius.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Martyrs in Africa”. Book of Saints, 1921. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 May 2012. Web. 31 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/book-of-saints-martyrs-in-africa-9-april/>