Soldier. Literate, he was made a notary and secretary to the magistrate of Arles, France. Convert. During the period of his catechumenate, Maximianus issued his decree of persecution against Christians. Outraged, Genesius threw his writing tablets at the feet of his magistrate, denounced the orders, was imprisoned, and executed. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- New Catholic Dictionary
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Genesius of Arles“. Saints.SQPN.com. 25 January 2013. Web. 21 May 2013. <>