Seven Sleepers, The

General - 7 Christians who were persecuted. They were said to have been holed up in a cave on Mount Celion for 200 years until 497. They fell asleep, awaiting the Resurrection. Their names are given as Constantius, Dionysius, Joannes, Malchus, Martinianus, Maximianus and Serapion. Sometimes referred to as Seven Sleepers, The, The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus or The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus.

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