The Holy Martyrs Archelaos, Cyril, Photios and the 150 Martyrs with them
Commemorated on March 5
The Holy Martyrs Archelaos, Cyril, Photios and the 150 Martyrs with them (their names are unknown), were beheaded after tortures for the confession of faith in Christ. This occurred in the Egyptian city of Antinoe (Antinopolis) sometime in about the years 308-310. The fate of the martyrs was shared also by Saint Iraida (Comm. 23 September).
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