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Feastday: July 17

Death: 180


Twelve martyrs, seven men and five women, who suffered in Scillitan, Roman Africa. They are listed as Acyllinus, Donata, Felix, Cythinus, Generosa, Januaria, Lactantius, Narzales, Secunda, Speratus, Vestina, and Veturius. TheirActs are extant. St. Augustine preached three sermons in their honor.

 


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