NOVEMBER 8TH Saints Day for the 4 Crowned Martyrs

The Four Crowned Martyrs.

Crowned Martyrs

Sculptors Claudius, Castorius, Symphorian, and Nicostratus refused to carve a ‘graven image’ of Aesculapius (the greco-roman god of Medicine). They were condemned in the reign of Diocletian, placed in lead barrels, and drowned in the Danube.  

Patrons of sculptors, stonemasons, stonecutters; against fever; cattle

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