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(d. c. 250)


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(d. c.250),

martyr of Alexandria. With his companion Epimachus, he is described by Denys of Alexandria as having endured ‘numerous agonies from scrapers and whips…their bodies were destroyed by quicklime’. Feast: 22 August.

Eusebius, H.E., vi. 41;Propylaeum, s.d. 22 August.

Subjects: Christianity.


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