Apr 16

Saint Optato y compañeros mártires

April 16th IV century

In Zaragoza, in Hispania Tarraconensis, commemoration of St. Optato and his seventeen companions, martyrs who were executed, after being tormented, in the persecution under the Emperor Diocleciano composing Prudencio verses about his glorious martyrdom (s. IV). Their names are: Luperco, event, martial, urban, Julia, Quintilian, Publius, Fronto, Felix, Ceciliano, Evodius, Primitivo, Apodemio and four others carrying all name Saturnino.
Optato (Masculino)
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April 16th