The Roman martyrology lists eight saints by this name; other martyrologies list more. The most noteworthy are the following:
Aemilian, martyred at Dristra (Romania) under the Emperor Julian the Apostate.
Feast: July 18.
Aemilian of Cogolla (also called Emilian Cucullatus and Emilian-with-the-Hood), hermit, parish priest; d. Tarazon, Aragon, 574; the abbey of S. Millán de la Cogolla was built at his hermitage and has his relics. His life was written by braulio; he is regarded as a patron of Spain.
Feast: Nov. 12.
Aemilian, Bishop of Cyzicus, ninth century; he opposed Emperor Leo V the Armenian in the controversy over iconoclasm and died in exile as a result.
Feast: Aug. 8.
Aemilian, Bishop of Nantes, perhaps in the eighth century; though he is not named in the early lists of bishops of Nantes, legend claims he fought against the Saracens near Autun.
Feast: Sept. 3.
Aemilian (also Eminian) of Lagny, abbot, d. c. 648; an Irish disciple of St. fursey (furseus), he succeeded him as abbot of Lagny-sur-Marne.
Feast: March 10.
Bibliography: b. dutton, La "Vida de San Millán de la Cogolla" de Gonzalo de Berceo (London 1967). Acta Sanctorum July 4:370–376. j. dubois, Catholicisme 4:52. i. m. gomez, Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques 15:406–412. a. butler, The Lives of the Saints, ed. h. thurston and d. attwater (New York 1956) 4:321–322. a. m. zimmermann, Lexicon für Theologie und Kirche, ed. j. hofer and k. rahner (Freiburg 1957–65) 1:438. Acta Sanctorum Aug. 2:353; Oct. 11:196. v. grumel, Catholicisme 4:51–52. Bibliotheca hagiographica latina antiquae et mediae aetatis 1:105. j. l. baudot and l. chaussin, Vies des saints et des bienhereux selon l'ordre du calendrier avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris 1935–56) 9:75–76. g. bardy, Catholicisme 4:52–53. Acta Sanctorum March 2:45.
[b. l. marthaler]
"Aemilian, Ss.." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia.com. (December 16, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/aemilian-ss
"Aemilian, Ss.." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Retrieved December 16, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/aemilian-ss
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.