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Feastday: July 8

Death: 303


Martyr and the first victim of the persecution of the Church in Palestine by Emperor Diocletian. The account of his martyrdom was composed by the historian Eusebius of Caesarea who called him “the Great.” He was born in Jerusalem but moved to Scythopolis. Procopius was a reader in Scythopolis at the time of his arrest by Roman authorities. He was beheaded.


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