Nonis Novémbris. Luna . The Fifth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.
Sancti Zacharíæ, Sacerdótis et Prophétæ, qui pater éxstitit beáti Joánnis Baptístæ, Præcursóris Dómini.
St. Zachary, priest and prophet, the father of blessed John Baptist, Forerunner of our Lord.
Item sanctæ Elísabeth, ejúsdem sanctíssimi Præcursóris matris.
Also, St. Elizabeth, mother of the same most holy Forerunner.
Tarracínæ, in Campánia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Felícis Presbyteri, et Eusébii Mónachi. Ex his Eusébius, cum sepelísset sanctos Mártyres Juliánum et Cæsárium, et multos convérteret ad fidem Christi, quos sanctus Felix Presbyter baptizábat, una cum ipso Felíce tentus est; et, ad Júdicis forum ducti nec superáti, inde in cárcerem inclúsi, ambo, nocte eádem, cum sacrificáre noluíssent, decolláti sunt.
At Terracina in Campania, the birthday of the holy martyrs Felix, a priest, and Eusebius, a monk. The latter buried the holy martyrs Julian and Caesarius, and converted to the faith of Christ many whom the priest St. Felix baptized. They were arrested together, and both were led to the tribunal of the judge, who could not succeed in intimidating them; they were shut up in prison, and as they refused to offer sacrifice, were beheaded that same night.
Eméssæ, in Phœnícia, sanctórum Mártyrum Galatiónis et Epistémis cónjugis, qui in Décii persecutióne, flagris cæsi, mánibus pedibúsque et lingua ínsuper mutiláti, dénique, truncáto cápite, martyrium consummárunt.
At Emesa in Phoenicia, during the persecution of Decius, the holy martyrs Galation and his wife Epistemis, who were scourged, had their hands, feet, and tongue mutilated, and finally fulfilled their martyrdom by beheading.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Domníni, Theótimi, Philóthei, Silváni et Sociórum, sub Maximíno Imperatóre.
Also, the holy martyrs Dominus, Theotimus, Philotheus, Silvanus, and their companions, under Emperor Maximinus.
Medioláni sancti Magni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Milan, St. Magnus, bishop and confessor.
Bríxiæ sancti Dominatóris Epíscopi.
At Brescia, St. Dominator, bishop.
Tréviris sancti Fibítii, qui ex Abbáte factus est ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus.
At Treves, St. Fibitius, first an abbot and then bishop of that city.
Aureliánis, in Gállia, sancti Læti, Presbyteri et Confessóris.
At Orleans in France, St. Laetus, priest and confessor.
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.
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