Seven Holy Brothers

Saints, martyred in Rome, in 150. According to legend, they were the sons of Saint Felicitas, and suffered martyrdom under Emperor Antoninus. Januarius, Felix, and Philip were scourged to death; Silvanus was thrown over a precipice; and Alexander, Vitalis, and Martialis were beheaded. Feast, Roman Calendar, 10 July.

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