During the persecutions of Valerian, Anectus was arrested for his faith, tortured, and martyred with a group of fellow Christians in Corinth, Greece.
- thrown to wild animals
- when they would not harm him, he was beheaded c.258
- “Saint Anectus of Corinth“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 March 2013. Web. 20 April 2014. <>