Saint Peter of Nicomedia

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Chamberlain in the palace of Diocletian in Nicomedia (in modern Turkey). Tortured and martyred for his faith during persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

  • flesh torn from his bones, salt and vinegar poured on the wounds, and then roasted to death over a slow fire in 303 in Nicomedia, Bithynia (modern Izmit, Turkey)

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Peter of Nicomedia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 8 February 2014. Web. 1 August 2014. <>