Saint Asterius of Aegea

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Denounced by his step-mother as a Christian during the persecutions of Pro-consul Lysias. Tortured and martyred.

Died

  • crucified in 285 outside the walls of Aegea, Cilicia (in Asia Minor)
  • bodies left scavengers

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Asterius of Aegea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 August 2014. Web. 21 September 2014. <>