Emilianus (or Aemilianus)

Emilianus (or AEmilianus)

(1) First bishop of Valence, in Gaul, A.D. 374.

(2) Eleventh bishop of Vercelli, cir. A.D. 500, commemorated September 11.

(3) Twenty-second bishop of Vercelli, A.D. 653.

(4) Patriarch of Grado, A.D. 749.

(5) An Irish bishop, patron of Faenza, in the north of Italy.

(6) A hermit in the forest of Ponticiacum, in Auvergne, who died at the age of ninety, in A.D. 538.

(7) Called San Millan, one of the most famous of Spanish saints, is said to have been born about 473 in Old Castile, and to have been converted by a dream while a shepherd; instructed by St. Felix; fixed his hermitage first at Verdeyo, afterwards in the remotest parts of Burgds, where he passed forty years of ascetic life; was drawn into public life by Didymus, bishop of Tarrazona, and ordained a presbyter; but his utter unworldliness drew upon him the odium of his colleagues, and he finally withdrew to a monastery near Vergegium, where he died, after the most rigorous asceticism cir. A.D. 572. He is commemorated November 12. His Life was written by St. Braulio (who died in A.D. 657), and first published by Sandoval in 1601. There is much legend connected with him.

(8) Abbot of Lagny, cir. A.D. 648, commemorated March 10.

(9) Martyr in Numidia, A.D. 259, commemorated April 29.

(10) Martyr at Dorostorum, in Mcesia, under Julian, commemorated July 18.

(11) Deacon, martyred at Cordova, is commemorated September 17.

(12) Presbyter and confessor in Tarragona. commemorated Nov. 12.

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