Also known as
Fourth century bishop of Benevento, Italy during Diocletian's persecution. Arrested while visiting imprisoned deacons, and later martyred with them.
His blood was preserved, and dried. Since at least 1389, on his feast day, and on the Satuday before the first Sunday in May, the blood liquefies.
Benevento or Naples, Italy (records vary)
martyred c.304 at Naples or Pozzuoli (sources vary)
first thrown to wild beasts
when the animals would not attack him, he was beheaded
against volcanic eruptions