Born to the Italian nobility. Friend and court favourite of Roman Emperor Diocletian who repeatedly honoured and rewarded him until he learned that Adaucus was a Christian. He then had Adaucus and a number of fellow Christians executed. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Catholic Online
- Dictionary of Saints, by John Delaney
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Adaucus of Phrygia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 26 January 2014. Web. 6 March 2015. <>