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Feastday: September 27

Death: 850


Martyrs of Spain, brothers. Both men were residents of Seville, the sons of an Islamic father and a Christian mother. Caught in the persecutions conducted by the Caliph of Córdoba, Abdal-Rahman II, Adolphus and John were martyred in Córdoba.


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