Aug 19

Saint Andrew of Cilicia and companions

August 19th IV century

In Cilicia, saint Andrew, Tribune, and his fellow soldiers, who, according to tradition, having achieved a victory over the Persians, with divine help were converted to the faith of Christ and, accused of being Christians, in the time of Emperor Maximilian received a cruel death in the ravines of Mount Taurus, at the hands of the army of Seleucus prefect (c. IV). Roman martyrology