Saint Antony Primaldo

Also known as

  • Antonio Primaldo

Memorial

Profile

An aged lay man artisan in Otranto, Italy, known for his personal piety. In 1480 Otranto was invaded by Turks who offered the inhabitants the choice between death and conversion to Islam. Antony was chosen as spokesman for the town, and explained to the Turks that Otranto chose Christ. Martyred with 812 other residents of Otranto whose names have not come down to us.

Died

Beatified

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Antony Primaldo“. Saints.SQPN.com. 18 July 2014. Web. 2 August 2014. <>