General. He and 41 fellow Christian soldiers were captured by Caliph Montassem at Amorium, Syria in 836. They spent nine years in prison with alternating periods of torture and inducements to convert to Islam; in each case they refused. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Martirologio Romano, 2005 edition
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Aetius“. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 February 2014. Web. 28 December 2014. <>