I don’t know why.
Anyhow, he was martyred for defending a convert from Islam who was condemned to death for converting to Christianity.
Eulogius spent much of his life bolstering the spirits of Christians in a time when they were persecuted and imprisoned with great frequency. He wrote Exhortation to Martyrdom, in which he wrote to two women imprisoned with him:
“They threaten to sell you as slaves and dishonor you, but be assured that they cannot injure the puritry of your souls, whatever infamy they may inflict on you.”
There are people, folks, out to get us Christians. But they won’t injure our souls!