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The forty holy martyrs whose birthday was commemorated yesterday.

At Apamea in Phrygia, during the persecution of Marcus Antoninus and Lucius Verus, the birthday of the holy martyrs Caius and Alexander. They were crowned with a glorious martyrdom, as is related by Apollinaris, bishop of Hierapolis, in his book against the Cataphrygian heretics. In Persia, the passion of forty-two holy martyrs.

At Corinth, the holy martyrs Codratus, Denis, Cyprian, Anectus, Paul, and Crescens, who were slain with the sword in the persecution of Decius and Valerian, under Jason, the governor.

In Africa, St. Victor, martyr, on whose feast day St. Augustine delivered a sermon to his people.

At Rome, St. Simplicius, pope and confessor.

At Jersusalem, St. Macarius, bishop and confessor, at whose exhortation the holy places were purged by Constantine the Great and St. Helen, his mother, and beautified by sacred basilicas.

At Paris, the death of Abbot St. Droctoveus, who was a disciple of the saintly Bishop Germanus.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.