Soldier in Alexandria, Egypt. When he prevented a mob of pagans from desecrating the bodies of Christian martyrs killed in the persecutions of Decius, the mob dragged him to court where he confessed to being a Christian himself. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- Roman Martyrology
- “Saint Agatho of Alexandria“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 December 2013. Web. 21 December 2014. <>