Martyrs of Cilicia

Memorial

Profile

A group of Christians who ministered to other Christians who were condemned to work the mines of Cilicia in the persecutions of Maximus. They were arrested, tortured and martryed by order of the governor Firmilian.

The group also includes the three known have been sentenced to the mines

and those who were exposed as Christians as a result of these murders

Died

  • 309 in Cilicia, Asia Minor (in modern Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of Cilicia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 31 January 2014. Web. 22 December 2014. <>