(About A.D. 290)
[Roman Martyrology and Greek Menaea. The Greeks keep their commemoration, however, on Jan. 4th. The authority for the foUowiug account is the Greek Menoea.]
These martyrs suffered under Diocletian, in Cilicia. St. Zosimus was a hermit. His ears were burnt off with red hot irons, afterwards he was plunged into a vessel of molten lead, and was then dismissed. He returned to his desert, converted and baptized Athanasius, and died in his cell.