Saint Polyeucte

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Pagan soldier in the 12th imperial Roman legion assigned to Armenia in the 3rd century. Friend of Saint Nearchus who brought him to the faith. Ordered to offer a sacrifice of incense to the emperor as a god, Polyeucte refused. Martyr.

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Polyeucte“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 January 2013. Web. 22 December 2014. <>