St Pionius

(d. 250)

Related Overviews

St Polycarp (c. 69—155 ad)


Decius (d. 251) Roman emperor 249–51


See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


'St Pionius' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Christianity


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(d. 250),

martyr. He was executed at Smyrna during the Decian persecution; the Acta describing his death are reliable documents. He was responsible for the preservation of the Martyrium Polycarpi. Feast day in the E., 11 Mar.: in the W., 1 Feb.

Subjects: Christianity.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.