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Feastday: June 28

Death: 202

Martyr of Alexandria, Egypt. With his brother, Heraclides, and a group of fellow students Plutarch studied in the famed Catechetical School of Alexandria. Like his brother, he was converted to Christianity by Origen and was arrested by Roman officials during the persecution launched by Emperor Septimius Severus. Plutarch, along with the others, was executed. The two women, Marcella and her daughter Potamioena, also died; the latter was lowered into a cauldron of boiling pitch. According to custom, the soldier Bailides, who had led Potamioena to her execution, was converted through a vision of the girl and was baptized in prison just before his beheading.

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