Saint Philip of Heraclea

Memorial

Profile

Bishop of Heraclea (modern Marmara Ere─člisi, Turkey). Arrested with several of his clerics in the persecutions of Diocletian and ordered to turn over all scriptures; he refused. Martyr. A copy of the court proceedings against him has survived to today.

Died

  • burned at the stake in 304 in Adrianople (modern Edirne, Turkey)

Canonized

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Philip of Heraclea“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2013. Web. 16 September 2014. <>