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Death: 350

Bishop and confessor. He was much persecuted during the oppression of Emperor Diocletian, receiving a brutal flogging. He manages to avoid execution, and was ordained and then named bishop of Tortona, Italy, about 322. He governed the see for a quarter of a century.

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