Victor of Damascus

The Holy Victor of Siena, also: Victor of Egypt or Bûqtûr, (? † 177, according to other sources 160, in Alexandria ()) was a soldier, who is venerated as a Christian martyr of the first persecution of Christians under Marcus Aurelius.

According to legend, St was. Victor tortured under a judge named Sebastian in Egypt, Syria or Damascus and beheaded. The 16 -year-old Corona, wife of a fellow soldier (according to other versions of the legend Victor's wife), cultivated and encouraged him, and was also subsequently executed.

His feast day is 14 May (Catholic ) or November 11 ( Byzantine ). Victor is one of the city's patron saints of Siena.