Forty Martyrs

Forty Martyrs.

(1) This number of soldiers is commemorated on March 9, as having suffered under Licinius in 320, at Sebaste, in Armenia.

(2) Another set of forty martyrs is commemorated on May 20, as having suffered in Persia, A.D. 375.

(3) Forty virgins are said to have suffered on December 24, under Decius, at Antioch, in Syria.

 
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