Funded by a Leverhulme Trust Project Grant
Rufus of Capua, martyr
Little is known of Rufus, though there are various legends, including the raising from the dead of his only daughter by Apollonius, a disciple of St Peter.
Capua, southern Italy
Territory or Ethnicity (broad)
Belongs to the group Rufus (ns) (certain)
Sometimes confused with Máel Ruba m Elganaig of Applecross (certain)
Mael Ruba is sometimes commemorated on August 27, which is probably due to confusion with Rufus (the name Mael Ruba is Latinized as Rufinus)
Related Personal Names
Day of Year
Saint in place-names
Though no place-name referring to this particular saint has been identified, it may be that some of the places dedicated to the non-specific group to which he/she belongs may in fact refer to him/her. Please check the non-specific group.
See: Rufus (ns)