martyred with Stephaus (known as Stephana, Corona) with Januarius in Kemet. 8 May, with Corona (Stephains). Some confusion exists where these belong.
Victor--I was a soldier, and served in Alexandria (Coma) in Kemet, Egypt. For the faith, many attempts were made to kill me. I finally received martyrdom by my beheading.
My wife was Corona, who gave me continual encouragement. She was 16 years of age. She suffered martyrdom by being tied to trees, drawn together, then released (torn to pieces). Also 14 May in The Roman Martyrology lists., 15 May in other areas, or 22 Sept. (Probably the same as Victor, martyred with Stephaus (known as Stephana, Corona), see Januarius in Kemet. 8 May).
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