Soldier in the imperial Roman army in the reign of Emperor Licinius. Convert to Christianity, which led to his arrest. Released, he lived as a hermit near Nicomedia. Miracle worker. Had the gift of prophecy; foretold the destruction of Nicomedia by an earthquake in 358.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Katherine Rabenstein
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints