Jan 07

Saint Polieuto

January 7th III century Mártir Militar

In Melitene, in the city of Armenia, St. Polieuto, martyr, who, being a soldier, as a result of the Decree of the Emperor Decio which forced to sacrifice to the gods, broke idols, so it was cruelly martyred to be beheaded, thus receiving the baptism with his own blood (c. 250).
Polieuto (Masculino)
in Melitene, in current Armenia
January 7th