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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world


Euticius, presbyter and martyr of Ferento, central Italy

Saint ID


Number in BH

BHL 2779-2780

Type of Saint
Lesser clergy , Martyrs
Related Evidence Records
E02493The Martyrdom of *Euticius (priest and martyr of Ferento, S01228) is written in Latin at an uncertain date, perhaps in the 9th c. It narrates Euticius’ celebration of liturgy at the tomb of the martyrs *Gratilianus and Felicissima (martyrs of Faleri, S01477), his arrest, tortures endured, death, and his burial by the bishop Dionysius in a crypt fifteen miles outside Ferento, where later, according to an appendix, a church with a miraculous spring is built.
E05259Gregory the Great, writing in Latin in c. 593 in Rome, describes a vision of *Euticius (presbyter and martyr of Ferento, S01228) experienced by a bishop at Euticius’ church and tomb in the vicinity of Ferento, central Italy; account in Dialogues 3.38.