Martyrs of Ephesus
Feastday: January 12
Forty-two monks put to death by Byzantine Emperor Constantine V for opposing the Iconoclasts. In records they are associated with Sts. Stephen and Basil.
Forty-two monks martyred at a monastery in Ephesus, modem Turkey. They were put to death by the Iconoclast Emperor Constantine V. Another source gives the number as thirty-eight.