Saint Agapius of Caesarea

Also known as

  • Agapio

Memorial

Profile

Arrested three times during the persecutions of Diocletian, but released each time. On his fourth arrest he was imprisoned for two years, then offered his freedom if he would renounce Christianity; he declined. Martyr.

Born

Died

  • c.306
  • chained to a convicted murdered and mauled by animals in the public amphitheatre
  • still refusing to deny his faith, he was mauled by a bear
  • still refusing to deny his faith, he was weighted with stones and drowned

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Agapius of Caesarea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 19 November 2013. Web. 23 July 2014. <>