Ministered to Christians who were condemned to work the mines of Cilicia in the persecutions of Galerius Maximianus and Maximin Daza. This exposed Samuel’s faith, and he was arrested, tortured and martryed by order of the governor Firmilian.
- Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
- Lives of the Saints, by Father Alban Butler
- Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints
- “Saint Samuel of Cilicia“. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 February 2013. Web. 9 December 2013. <>