Sexto Idus Augústi


Sexto Idus Augústi. Luna . The Eighth Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Sanctórum Mártyrum Cyríaci Diáconi, Largi et Smarágdi, qui, cum áliis vigínti Sóciis, passi sunt décimo séptimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Eórum córpora, via Salária a Joánne Presbytero sepúlta, sanctus Marcéllus Papa in prædium Lucínæ, via Ostiénsi, hoc die tránstulit; quæ póstea, in Urbem deláta, in Diaconía sanctæ Maríæ in via Lata fuérunt recóndita. The holy martyrs Cyriacus, deacon, Largus, and Smaragdus, with twenty others who suffered on the 16th of March, during the persecution of Diocletian and Maximian. Their bodies were buried on the Salarian Way by the priest John, but were on this day translated by Pope St. Marcellus to the estate of Lucina, on the Ostian Way. Afterwards they were brought to the city and placed in the church of St. Mary in Via Lata.

Anazárbi, in Cilícia, sancti Maríni senis, qui, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Lysia Præside, cæsus flagris, in ligno suspénsus ac laniátus, feris tandem objéctus intériit. At Anzarba in Cilicia, St. Marinus, an old man who was scourged, racked, and lacerated, and who died by being exposed to wild beasts, in the time of Emperor Diocletian and the governor Lysias.

Item sanctórum Mártyrum Eleuthérii et Leónidæ, qui per ignem martyrium consummárunt. Also, the holy martyrs Eleutherius and Leonides, who underwent martyrdom by fire.

In Pérside sancti Hormísdæ Mártyris, sub Sápore Rege. In Persia, St. Hormisdas, a martyr under King Sapor.

Cyzici, in Hellespónto, sancti Æmiliáni Epíscopi, qui, pro sacrárum Imáginum cultu a Leóne Imperatóre multa passus, demum in exsílio vitam finívit. At Cyzicum, on the Hellespont, St. Aemilian, bishop, who ended his life in exile after having suffered much from Emperor Leo for the veneration of holy images.

In Creta sancti Myrónis Epíscopi, miráculis clari. In Crete, St. Myron, a bishop renowned for miracles.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, sancti Sevéri, Presbyteri et Confessóris; qui ex India, Evangélii prædicándi causa, laboriósam peregrinatiónem suscépit, et, cum ad præfátam urbem devenísset, ingéntem Paganórum multitúdinem verbo et miráculis ad Christi fidem convértit. At Vienne in France, St. Severus, priest and confessor, who undertook a painful journey from India in order to preach the Gospel in that city, and converted a great number of pagans to the faith of Christ by his works and miracles.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum.
R.  Deo grátias.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R.  Thanks be to God

August VIII.
SS. Cyriacus, Largus, Smaragdus, and Their Companions, Martyrs
St. Hormisdas, Martyr

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