Mentioned by Bede, and famous in ancient calendars. We have a sermon preached by Saint Austin on their festivals. They suffered in Africa, and probably derived their name from Massyla, or the adjacent country, on the sea-coast.
- Father Alban Butler. “The Massylitan Martyrs in Africa”. , 1866. Saints.SQPN.com. 10 April 2013. Web. 21 August 2014. <>