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Sleepers has several meanings:

  • for the 1996 film, see Sleepers (film)
  • for railway sleepers, see railroad tie
  • Sleepers is also a solo album by rapper Big Pooh from the group Little Brother.
  • Sleepers British TV Comedy-Drama 1991 about two KGB agents sent to the UK in the mid-1960s and completely forgotten until 25 years later.

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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (763 words)
The sleepers, having improved the occasion by a long discourse, then die praising God.
The emperor wants to build golden tombs for them, but they appear to him in a dream and ask to be buried in the earth in their cave.
The Seven Sleepers have feasts in the Byzantine Calendar on 4 August and 22 October; in the Roman Martyrology they are commemorated as Sts.
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