San VENANZIO di Camerino, martyr (? - May 18, 250). Roman noble converted to Christianity, suffered yet adolescent martyrdom under Emperor Decio. Refusing to return to the pagan worship was subjected to flagrances, to the torture of smoke, fire, and flames, leaving him always unloved and stirring conversions even among his persecutors. After having suffered other fatalities he was finally decapitated. Patron of the city of Camerino, is revered by the Catholic Church as a saint and martyr. Commemoration on May 18, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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title: SAN VENANZIO MARTIRE

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caption: San VENANZIO di Camerino, martyr (? - May 18, 250). Roman noble converted to Christianity, suffered yet adolescent martyrdom under Emperor Decio. Refusing to return to the pagan worship was subjected to flagrances, to the torture of smoke, fire, and flames, leaving him always unloved and stirring conversions even among his persecutors. After having suffered other fatalities he was finally decapitated. Patron of the city of Camerino, is revered by the Catholic Church as a saint and martyr. Commemoration on May 18, the day of death (Dies Natalis, birth in the sky). Colored Etching, Italy 1886

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