Roman Rite Calendar - 09/22
Layman. Soldier. Officer in a legion of Christian soldiers from Upper Egypt during the reign of Emperor Maximian Herculius. His legion, as many as 6600 men, was massacred en masse by their own side when they refused to participate in pagan sacrifices prior to battle. One of the Martys of the Theban Legion.
martyred c.287 at Aaunum, an area of modern Switzerland
Pontifical Swiss Guards
soldier being executed with other soldiers
knight (sometimes a Moor) in full armour, bearing a standard and a palm
knight in armour with a red cross on his breast, which is the badge of the Sardinian Order of Saint Maurice
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