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Feastday: March 27

Death: 121


Martyr with companions. Philetus was supposedly a senator who resided in the province of Illyria and was put to death during the persecution under Emperor Hadrian. He died with his family. A captain, Amphilochius, and a notary, Cronidas, also suffered martyrdom with Philetus. 


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