Dec 12

Saint Epimachus and companions

December 12th III century

Epimachus (Masculino)
Other saints
Other saints named Epimachus
in Alejandría, in current Egypt
December 12th
Commemoration of the holy martyrs of Alexandria Epimachus and Alexander, who, in time of the Emperor Detius, after long imprisonment and various torments, were burned by their faith in Christ. With them the Holy Amonarion, Virgin, Mercuria, Denise and others, suffered martyrdom and embarrassed the judge to be won by the women, and fearing also be defeated by the record showing in the unprecedented torments he inflicted them, made them to slaughter. Roman martyrology