(who is also called Aemilius
) lived in the fifth century after Christ, and is known as a physician, confessor, and martyr.
In the reign of the Vandal King Hunneric (A. D. 477-484), during the Arian persecution in Africa, he was most cruelly put to death. The Romish church celebrates his memory on the sixth of December, the Greek church on the seventh. (Martyrol. Rom.
ed. Baron.; Victor Vitensis, De Persecut. Vandal.
5.1, with Ruinart's notes, Paris. 8vo. 1694; Bzovius, Nomenclator Sanctorum Professione Medicorum.