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Saints Perpetua and Felicity, who, on the day following this, received from the Lord the glorious crown of martyrdom.

At Tortona, St. Marcian, bishop and martyr, who was put to death for the sake of Christ by Trajan, and thereby received the crown of immortality.

At Nicomedia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Victor and Victorinus, who were, with Claudian and his wife Bassa, subjected to many torments for a period of three years, after which they were cast into prison, where they ended their pilgrimage of life.

In Cyprus, in the time of Emperor Decius, St. Conon, martyr. He was compelled to run before a chariot, with his feet pierced with nails, and falling to his knees, he died in prayer.

In Syria, the passion of forty-two holy martyrs, who were arrested in Amorium and taken to Syria, where they valiantly endured the test and received the crown of martyrdom.

At Constantinople, St. Evagrius, who was elected bishop in the reign of Valens, and being exiled by that emperor, later departed for heaven.

At Bologna, St. Basil, bishop, who was ordained by Pope St. Sylvester, and who governed the church entrusted to his care with great holiness, both by word and example.

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