Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna


Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ natális sanctórum ducentórum et sexagínta duórum Mártyrum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, pro fide Christi sunt necáti, ac pósiti via Salária véteri, ad clivum Cucúmeris. At Rome, during the persecution of Diocletian, the birthday of two hundred and sixty-two martyrs, who were put to death for the faith of Christ, and buried on the old Salarian Way, at the foot of Cucumer Hill.

Vesontióne, in Gálliis, sancti Antídii, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, ob Christi fidem, a Wándalis occísus fuit. At Besançon in France, St. Antidius, bishop and martyr, who was slain by the Vandals for the faith of Christ.

Apollóniæ, in Macedónia, sanctórum Mártyrum Atheniénsium Isáuri Diáconi, Innocéntii, Felícis, Jeremíæ et Peregríni, qui, a Tripóntio Tribúno várie torti, cápite obtruncáti sunt. At Apollonia in Macedonia, the holy martyrs Isaurus, a deacon, Innocent, Felix, Jeremias, and Peregrínus, all of them Athenians who were tortured in various ways by the tribune Tripontius, and beheaded.

Tarracínæ, in Campánia, sancti Montáni mílitis, qui sub Hadriáno Imperatóre et Leóntio Consulári, post multa torménta, martyrii corónam accépit. At Terracina in Campania, St. Montanus, a soldier, who received the crown of martyrdom after suffering many torments, in the time of Emperor Hadrian and the governor Leontius.

Apud Venáfrum, in Campánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Nicándri et Marciáni, qui, in persecutióne Maximiáni, cápite cæsi sunt. At Venafro in Campania, the holy martyrs Nicander and Marcian, who were beheaded in the persecution of Maximian.

Chalcédone sanctórum Mártyrum Manuélis, Sabélis et Ismaélis, qui, pacis causa apud Juliánum Apóstatam pro Persárum Rege legatióne fungéntes, ab ipso Imperatóre, cum idóla venerári compelleréntur idque constánti ánimo recusárent, gládio feríri jubéntur. At Chalcedon, the holy martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ismael, whom the king of Persia sent as ambassadors to Julian the Apostate to obtain peace. Having firmly refused to worship idols when commanded by the emperor, they were put to the sword.

Amériæ, in Umbria, sancti Himérii Epíscopi, cujus corpus Cremónam, in Insúbria, translátum est. At Amelia in Umbria, Bishop St. Himerius, whose body was translated to Cremona.

In pago Bituricénsi, sancti Gundúlphi Epíscopi. In the territory of Bourges, St. Gundulphus, bishop.

Aureliánis, in Gállia, sancti Avíti, Presbyteri et Confessóris. At Orleans in France, St. Avitus, priest and confessor.

In Phrygia sancti Hypátii Confessóris. In Phrygia, St. Hypatius, confessor.

Item sancti Bessariónis Anachorétæ. Also, St. Bessarion, anchoret.

Pisis, in Túscia, sancti Rainérii Confessóris. At Pisa in Tuscany, St. Rainerius, confessor.

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

June XVII.
SS. Nicander and Marcian, Martyrs
St. Botulph, Abbot
St. Avitus, or Avy, Abbot, near Orleans
St. Molingus, alias Dairchilla, Bishop and Confessor in Ireland
St. Prior, Hermit

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