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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Blasius, Saint and Martyr

was bishop of Sebaste in Armenia. His flesh was scored with iron combs, and he was finally beheaded under Agricolaus, the prefect of Armenia Minor and Gappadocia, A.D. 316. He is the patron saint of the city of Ragusa. He is commemorated Feb. 11, Feb. 15, Jan. 15. He is probably the same person who in the Scotch calendars is called St. Blaise, patron of the island of Pladay, and having altars in the cathedral church, Glasgow, and St. Giles, Edinburgh.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Blasius, Saint and Martyr'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/blasius-saint-and-martyr.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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