April 21 – Theodore of Perge; Anselm of Canterbury

Theodore of Perge and his companions (d. 220) were from Perge, which was in Pamphylia, which was roughly between Lycia and Cilicia, south of Mount Taurus[1].  He was drafted into the army, but when his recruitment officer invited him to perform the requisite pagan ritual (spoiler: sacrificing to idols), Theo refused. As a result, he… Continue reading April 21 – Theodore of Perge; Anselm of Canterbury