The Holy Martyr Cynecius (Razumnik)

Commemorated on December 12

      The Holy Martyr Cynecius (Razumnik) (Cynecius is derived from the Greek word "synetos", meaning "man of reason") was by birth a Roman, and was a reader in the Roman Church under Pope Sixtus (257-258). He was subjected to tortures and then beheading for his brave confession of faith during the time of the emperor Aurelian (270‑275).

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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