1. Of CONSTANTINOPLE (1).
In the Acta Sanctorum, Junii,
vol. i. p. 274, &c., is given an account of the martyrdom of St. Lucillianus, and several others who are said to have suffered at Byzantium, in the persecution under Aurelian.
The account bears this title :-- Φωτίου τοῦ μακαριωτάτου σκενοφύλακος τῶν Ἁγίων Ἀποστόλων καὶ λογοθέτου ἐγκώμιον εἰς τὸν ἅγιον ἱερομάρτυρα Δουκιλλιανόν. Sancti Martyris Lucilliani Encomium, auctore beatissimo Photio, Sanctorum Apostolorum Sceuophylace ac Logotheta.
Of the writer Photius, nothing further appears to be known than is contained in the title, namely, that he was keeper of the sacred vessels in the great Church of the Apostles at Constantinople, which was second in importance only to that of St. Sophia; and that he must be placed after the time of Constantine, by whom the church was built. The Encomium
is given in the Acta Sanctorum
in the original Greek, with a Commentarius praevius,
a Latin version, and notes by Conradus Janningus. (Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. x. pp. 271, 678.)