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Martyrs of Syrmium

Memorial

Profile

73 Christians who were martyred together in the persecutions of Diocletian. We know no details about them, and only six of their names -

Died

  • c.303 at Syrmium, Pannonia (modern Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Syrmium“. Saints.SQPN.com. 28 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Prayers

Martyrs of Capua

Memorial

Profile

Martyrs who were either killed in Capua, Italy, or that’s where their relics were first enshrined. We now know nothing but their names

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Capua“. Saints.SQPN.com. 20 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Martyrs of Tomi

Also known as

  • Martyrs of Mesia
  • Martyrs of Oxyrynchus
  • Martyrs of Tomis

Memorial

Profile

A group of 17 Christians imprisoned and excuted for their faith during the persecutions of Diocletian. They miraculously were unburned by fire and untouched by wild animals. We know the names and a few details on five of them

Died

  • tied to stakes and burned alive; they emerged unharmed
  • thrown to wild animals in the amphitheatre; the animals ignored them
  • beheaded in 304 in Tomi, Mesia (modern Costanza, Romania)

Canonized

Additional Information

Readings

Are you not ashamed to honor a man put to death and buried hundreds of years ago by order of Pontius Pilate?. - the governor of Tomi to the martyrs; they ignored him

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Tomi“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Martyrs of Almeria

Memorial

Profile

Soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, the Communist-oriented Popular Front had all clergy and religious arrested and abused as they considered staunch Christians to be enemies of the revolution. Many of these prisoners were executed for having promoted the faith, and this memorial remembers several of them killed in the province of Almeria.

Venerable

Beatification

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Almeria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Martyrs of Chalcedon

Memorial

Profile

Three well-educated Christian men who were sent as ambassadors from King Baltan of Persia to the court of emperor Julian the Apostate to negotiate peace between the two states, and an end of Julian’s persecutions of Christians. Instead of negotiating, Julian imprisoned them, ordered them to make a sacrifice to pagan idols, and when they refused, had them executed. Martyrs. Their names were Manuel, Sabel and Ismael.

Born

Died

  • beheaded in 362 in Chalcedon (part of modern Istanbul, Turkey)
  • bodies burned and no relics survive

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Chalcedon“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Saints who were Martyrs – page 10

Profiled Saints, Beati and Venerables

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saints who were Martyrs – page 10“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Martyrs of Nicopolis

Memorial

Profile

A group of 45 Christians tortured and martyred together in the persecutions of emperor Licinius. We know nothing else but three of their names – Daniel, Leontius and Mauritius.

Died

  • c.329 in Nicopolis, Armenia (modern Koyulhisar, Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Nicopolis“. Saints.SQPN.com. 7 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>

Martyrs of Caesarea Maritima

Memorial

Profile

Four young Christian men who were martyred together in the persecutions of Maximian.

Died

  • in the arena at Caesarea Maritima, Palestine

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Caesarea Maritima“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 November 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>