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Feastday: August 18

Death: 2nd century


Martyrs with Maximus and Proculus in Illyria. Venerated particularly by the Greeks, Florus and Laurus were twin brothers who were stone masons in the employ of Maximus and Proculus. They Christianized a pagan temple and were drowned in a well as a result.


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