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Romanus

(d. 258)


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(d. 258),

Roman doorkeeper and martyr. The untrustworthy Acts of Laurence said he was a soldier converted by this famous martyr. Romanus was buried by the road to Tivoli. Feast: 9 August, in the calendars of Rome, Sarum, and several English monasteries.

AA.SS. Aug. II (1735), 408–10; L. Duchesne, Liber Pontificalis, i. 156.

Subjects: Christianity.


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