During the persecution of Emperor Valerian he was arrested for his faith, tortured, and martyred with a group of fellow Christians.
- thrown to wild animals
- when they would not harm him, he was beheaded c.258 in Corinth, Greece
- “Saint Dionysius of Corinth“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 March 2013. Web. 22 May 2013. <>