romanmartyrology

Sexto Idus Júlii. Luna . The Tenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ pássio sanctórum septem Mártyrum fratrum, filiórum sanctæ Felicitátis Mártyris, id est Januárii, Felícis, Philíppi, Silváni, Alexándri, Vitális et Martiális, témpore Antoníni Imperatóris, sub Præfécto Urbis Públio. Ex ipsis vero Januárius, post virgárum vérbera et cárceris maceratiónem, plumbátis occísus; Felix et Philíppus fústibus mactáti; Silvánus præcipítio interémptus; Alexánder, Vitális et Martiális capitáli senténtia puníti sunt. At Rome, the martyrdom of the seven holy brothers, sons of the saintly martyr Felicity. They are Januarius, Felix, Philip, Sylvanus, Alexander, Vitalis, and Martial. They died in the time of Emperor Antoninus, under Publius, prefect of the city. Januarius, after being scourged with rods and detained in prison, died from the blows inflicted with leaded whips. Felix and Philip were scourged to death. Sylvanus was thrown headlong from a great height. Alexander, Vitalis, and Martial were beheaded.

Item Romæ sanctárum Vírginum et Mártyrum Rufínæ et Secúndæ sorórum, quæ, in persecutióne Valeriáni et Galliéni, torméntis subáctæ sunt; atque ad últimum, cum álteri caput illísum esset gládio, et álteri cervix cæsa, migrárunt in cælum. Ipsárum vero córpora in Basílica Lateranénsi, prope Baptistérium, débito honóre servántur. Also at Rome, in the persecution of Valerian and Gallienus, the holy virgins and martyrs Rufina and Secunda, sisters. After being subjected to torments, and one having her head crushed with a sword, the other beheaded, they departed for heaven. Their bodies are kept with due honour in the Lateran basilica, near the baptistry.

In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Januárii, Maríni, Nabóris et Felícis, qui gládio decolláti sunt. In Africa, the holy martyrs Januarius, Marinus, Nabor and Felix, all of whom were beheaded.

Nicópoli, in Arménia, sanctórum Mártyrum Leóntii, Maurítii, Daniélis, et Sociórum; qui, sub Licínio Imperatóre et Lysia Præside, várie excruciáti, tandem, in ignem conjécti, martyrii cursum confecérunt. At Nicopolis in Armenia, the holy martyrs Leontius, Mauritius, Daniel, and their companions, who were tortured in different ways, and being lastly cast into the fire, ended their long martyrdom in the time of Emperor Licinius and the governor Lysias.

In Pisídia sanctórum Mártyrum Biánoris et Silváni, qui, sævíssima pro Christi nómine passi, demum, cervícibus abscíssis, coronántur. In Pisidia, the holy martyrs Bianor and Silvanus, who were merited an immortal crown by being beheaded, after enduring most bitter torments for the name of Christ.

Icónii, in Lycaónia, sancti Apollónii Mártyris, qui per crucem insígne martyrium consummávit. At Iconium, St. Apollonius, martyr, whose glorious martyrdom was fulfilled by death on the cross.

Apud Gandávum, in Flándria, sanctæ Amelbérgæ Vírginis. At Ghent in Flanders, St. Amelberga, virgin.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum.
R.  Deo grátias.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R.  Thanks be to God

July X.
The Seven Brothers, Martyrs, and St. Felicitas, Their Mother
SS. Rufina and Secunda, Virgins, Martyrs

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