Lifelong layman and Christian. Captured by the Moors as a prisoner of war, he was taken to Córdoba, Spain, educated at the Moorish court, and enrolled in the guards of the Emir. Martyred when he refused to convert to Islam.
- “Saint Sanctius of Córdoba“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 May 2014. Web. 27 November 2014. <>