Italian Martyrs 440 Men

Commemorated on March 2

      Italian Martyrs 440 Men refused to participate in idol-worship and were hewn apart by the Langobardi / Lombards (a Germanic tribe) in the year 579. Among those that perished, there are known by name the presbyter Sanctulus and the hermit Hospicius.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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