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The Martyrs of Cilicia

A group of Christians who ministered to other Christians who were condemned to work the mines of Cilicia in the persecutions of Maximus. They were arrested, tortured and martryed by order of the governor Firmilian. Their names were Daniel, Elias, Isaias, Jeremy, and Samuel. The group also includes the three other known to have been sentenced to the mines – Pamphilus, Paul of Jamnia,...
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