|Died||262, Caesarea, Palaestina|
|Venerated in||Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church|
|Feast|| 3 March Roman Catholic
7 August Eastern Orthodox
Asterius of Caesarea was a Roman senator, who became a Christian martyr. After Asterius gave a Christian burial to a Roman soldier Marinus of Caesarea, who suffered martyrdom, he too was condemned to martyrdom, and was beheaded.
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