Saint Victor Maurus

[Saint Victor Maurus]Also known as

  • Victor the Moor
  • Viktor
  • Vittore
  • Vittorio

Memorial

Profile

Soldier in the Roman Praetorian Guard. A Christian from his youth, Victor lived in quiet praise of God. Around 303, the elderly Victor was arrested in Milan, Italy in the persecutions of Maximian. He was tortured for his faith, basted in molten lead, and killed. Martyr. Saint Gregory of Tours wrote of miracles that occurred at Victor’s grave.

Born

Died

Canonized

Patronage

Representation

  • man being thrown into a furnace
  • man roasted in a bronze bull
  • man roasted in an oven
  • Moorish soldier trampling on a broken pagan altar
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Victor Maurus“. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 April 2014. Web. 19 September 2014. <>