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Death: 284

Two martyrs, considered synonymous with the martyrs Synesius and Heopompus. Theopemptus, also called Theopompus, was the bishop of Nicomedia who, along with Theonas, a magician whom he had converted, was martyred during the first days of the reign of Emperor Diocletian (r. 284-305). While it is certain that both saints lived, their Acts are considered untrustworthy.


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