Martyr Athanasius the Superintendent of Prisoners, Anchorite of Cilicia

Saint Athanasius was a prison warden who witnessed the torture of St Zosimus. Seeing him unharmed, St Athanasius believed in Christ and was baptized.

Sts Zosimus and Athanasius were released and went into the wilderness where they lived in the crevice of a mountain until their death.