Married to Saint Crescentia of Lucania. Tutor of Saint Vitus; he and Crescentia converted the boy to Christianity. Vitus‘s pagan father had him arrested and scourged. Freed from prison by an angel, he travelled with Vitus and Crescentia to Lucania and Rome, Italy. Martyr.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Kirken i Norge
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Modestus of Lucania“. Saints.SQPN.com. 4 August 2013. Web. 19 April 2014. <>