Apr 02

Saint Amphianus

April 2nd IV century

Amphianus (Masculino)
in Cesarea, in current Israel
April 2nd
In Cesarea of Palestine, saint Amphianus, the martyr, who, as he was forced on the people publicly sacrifice to the gods in times of Emperor Maximinus, intrepidly approached the prefect Urban, and holding him by the arm, wanted to prevent the rite, for which they set it on fire with his feet wrapped in linen soaked with oil and still breathing, he was thrown into the sea by soldiers. Roman martyrology