Saint Sanctius of Córdoba

Also known as

  • Sancho
  • Sancius
  • Sancio

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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.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sanctius of Córdoba“. Saints.SQPN.com. 9 May 2014. Web. 18 September 2014. <>