Martyr Papias of Egypt

The Holy Martyrs Victorinus, Victor, Nicephorus, Claudius, Diodorus, Serapion, and Papias suffered at Corinth, in a persecution under the emperor Decius (249-251), in the year 251. Sts Victorinus, Victor and Nicephorus were tied to a stone mortar and crushed by a huge stone pestle. St Claudius died after his hands and feet were cut off. St Diodorus was burned, St Serapion beheaded, and St Papias was drowned in the sea.