Tried and tortured for the crime of Christianity in Tarsus, Mopsuestia and Anazarbus in Cilicia during the persecutions of Galerius and Diocletian; local Christians at each town made records of the examinations and abuse. Martyr.
- Cladiopolis, Isauria
- beheaded in 304 in the amphitheatre of Anazarbus, Cilicia
- body left for animals to destroy, but local Christians recovered and buried him
- “Saint Tarachus of Cladiopolis“. Saints.SQPN.com. 11 October 2014. Web. 27 January 2015. <>