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  • Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Maurice - Leader of the Theban Legion, killed around 287.
  • Catholic Online: St. Maurice - He and the Theban Legion were Christian soldiers. When they refused to sacrifice to the gods, the Emperor ordered them slaughtered.
  • Maurice - Illustrated profile of the soldier saint.
  • Passion of Saint Maurice - Illustrations, translation of early source, bibliography. St. Maurice and the Theban Legion may be purely legendary, since the story did not surface until the fifth century.
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