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Rev. Alban Butler (1711–73).  Volume X: October.
The Lives of the Saints.  1866.
 
October 9
St. Domninus, Martyr
 
BEING an officer of the bed-chamber to Maximian Herculeus, when that emperor kept his court at Milan, in 304, the persecution raging with great violence, he fled secretly towards Rome; but was overtaken on the Claudian Way, between Parma and Placentia, and beheaded upon the spot. He was buried in the same place, and his tomb was glorified by many miracles. A town which arose up there, and is now an episcopal see, is called from him Burgo-san-Domnino. See his Acts, and Tillemont, t. 5. p. 136.  1
 
 
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