Sentence Examples

  • Polycarp was bishop of Smyrna and was martyred there A.D.
  • A 9thcentury tradition says he was martyred in the Crimea in 102; earlier authorities say he died a natural death; he is commemorated on the 23rd of November.
  • He was baptized by Babylas, bishop of Antioch; preached with much success in Lycia; and was martyred about A.D.
  • 1540), an English priest who was martyred during the reign of Henry VIII.
  • They cut to pieces the body of St Demetrius, the patron saint of Salonica, who had been the Roman proconsul of Greece, under Maximian, and was martyred in A.D.