Calocaerus and Parthenius

Calocaerus And Parthenius, eunuchs, were respectively chamberlain and major-domo to AEmilianus, a Christian of Armenia, consul under the emperor Philip. Decius endeavored to induce them to sacrifice, and upon their refusal sent them to torture. They were afterwards condemned to the stake, and the fire not burning, they were despatched by a blow on the head, May 19. They are commemorated May 19 and Feb. 11.

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