Saint James Intercisus
- 27 November
- Military officer and courtier to King Yezdigerd I.
During Yezdigerd's persecution of Christians, James apostacized.
Following Yezdigerd's death, he was contacted by family members who had never renounced their faith.
James experienced a crisis of faith and consience, and openly expressed his faith to the new king Bahram.
He was condemned for his faith, tortured and martyred.
martyred in 421
slowly cut into 28 pieces
he survived the loss of limbs hacked off piece by piece, dying from beheading
- Name Meaning
- intercisus = cut into pieces
- Additional Information
Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate
Our Sunday Visitor's Encyclopedia of Saints, by Matthew Bunson, Margaret Bunson, and Stephen Bunson
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