Agatho of Alexandria

Agatho Of Alexandria, a Christian martyr, was a man of arms in that city, and was condemned to lose his head for rebuking some lewd persons who were deriding the dead bodies of some of the Christians. This occurred in the middle of the 3d century. See Fox, Acts and Monuments, i, 182. He is commemorated in the Roman martyrology on Dec. 1. Another of the same name, a deacon, is commemorated April 4, and a third July 5.

 
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