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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world


Name

Isaiah, Old Testament prophet

Saint ID

S00282

Reported Death Not After

1

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Old Testament saints, Martyrs
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E00492The Piacenza Pilgrim records his visit to the basilica of *Zechariah (Old Testament prophet, S00283) at Eleutheropolis (Palestine), where the prophet lay buried and where was displayed the saw with which *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282) had been killed. Account of an anonymous pilgrim, written in Latin, probably in Placentia (northern Italy), c. 570.
E00884Prudentius, in his poem (Crowns of the Martyrs V) on *Vincent (deacon and martyr of Saragossa and Valencia, S00290), describes the grave, altar and church built around the body of the martyr on the shore of Sagunto near Valencia (eastern Spain) and refers to him as being in heaven in the company of the *Maccabean Martyrs (pre-Christian Jewish martyrs of Antioch, S00303) and *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282). Written in Latin in Calahorra (northern Spain), c. 400.
E01318A lead leaf and a lead tablet with similar Greek popular exorcisms, invoking *Michael (the Archangel, S00181), *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Ouriel (the Archangel, S00770), *Raphael (the Archangel, S00481), *Enoch (Old Testament patriarch, S00762), *Elijah (Old Testament prophet, S00217), and *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282). Said to have been found near Trikomo (Cyprus). Probably 7th-8th c.
E02048Floor-mosaic with a Greek inscription commemorating the paving with mosaics of a church (naos) dedicated to *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282). Found at Riḥāb, between Bostra and Gerasa/Jerash (Jordan/the Roman province of Arabia). Dated probably 635.
E03142The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 5 May *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282).
E03146The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 9 May at the Church of the Apostles in Jerusalem the deposition of relics of the Apostles *Peter (S00036), *Thomas (S00199) and *John (S00042), of *John the Baptist (S00020), *Isaiah (Old Testament Prophet, S00280), *Theodore (soldier and martyr of Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480), Claudian (unidentified figure), *Tryphon (possibly the martyr of Nikaia/Nicaea, S00439).
E03197The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 16 June the deposition of *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282).
E03266The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 6 July at the monastery founded by *Melania the Younger (ascetic in Jerusalem, S01134) *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282)
E03361The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 25 August the deposition of the relics of *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Zechariah (Old Testament prophet, S00283, or the father of John the Baptist, S00597), Three Hebrew Youths (Old Testament martyrs, S01198) and *Forty Martyrs of Sebaste (S00103).
E03390The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 2 October the Apostles *Peter (S00036), *Paul (S00008), *Thomas (S00199), *Philip (S00109), and *Andrew (S00288), *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Zechariah (Old Testament prophet, S00283), *Mamas (martyr of Kaisareia/Caesarea in Cappadocia, S00436), *Theodore (soldier and martyr and Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480) and *Christophoros (martyr of Pamphylia, S00616), *Sergios (soldier and martyr of Rusafa, S00023), *Pantaleon (martyr of Nicomedia, S00596).
E03399The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 15 October the deposition of the relics of *John the Baptist (S00020), *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Joseph (Old Testament patriarch, S00277), *Daniel (Old Testament prophet, S00727), *Ezekiel (Old Testament prophet, S01493), and *Ananias, Azarias and Misael (Old Testament martyrs, S01198).
E03415The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 31 October *Isaiah (Old Testament Prophet, S00282), *Menas (soldier and martyr of Abu Mena, S00073), and *Phokas (possibly the martyr of Antioch, S00413).
E03730The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 5 May *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), Strategios, probably an 8th c. hegumen of Mar Saba, and *Dometios (probably the monk of Syria, later 4th c., S00414).
E03734The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 9 May the deposition of relics of the Apostles *Peter (S00036), *Paul (*00008), *Philip (S00109), *Thomas (S00199), of *John the Baptist (S00020), *Isaiah (Old Testament Prophet, S00280), martyrs *Theodore (possibly soldier and martyr of Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480), or a group of martyrs: Diodoros, Claudianus, Tryphaines, Nikephoros and their companions.
E03792The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 6 July *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Peter (the Apostle, S00036) and *Paul (the Apostle, S00008), 'Martheno' an unidentified figure or a heavily garbled name, and an unidentified 'monk John'.
E03807The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 21 July *Jeremiah (Old Testament prophet, S01421), *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Symeon (the Holy Fool, S01636).
E03843The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 25 August *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Zechariah (Old Testament prophet, S00283), *Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego (Old Testament martyrs, S01198), and *Daniel (Old Testament prophet, S00727), and *Titus (disciple of Paul, S01204).
E03873The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 22 September *Hesychios (saint with church in Jerusalem mentioned c. 570, priest in 5th c Jerusalem?, S00261), the deposition of the relics of *Peter (the Apostle, S00036), *Paul (the Apostle, S00008), *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *George (soldier and martyr, S00259), *Thyrsos (martyr of Bithynia, S00612), and *Phokas (martyr of Antioch, S00413).
E03896The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 15 October *John the Baptist (S00020), *Isaiah (Old Testament prophet, S00282), *Ezekiel (Old Testament prophet, S01493), *Daniel (the Old Testament prophet, S00727), *Joseph (Old Testament patriarch, S00277), *Ananias, Azarias and Misael (Old Testament martyrs, S01198), *Ioulianos/Julianus (probably martyr of Cilicia, S00305), and *Longinos (centurion at the Crucifixion, S00926).
E03912The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 31 October *Isaiah (Old Testament Prophet, S00282), *Menas (soldier and martyr of Abu Mena, S00073) and *Phokas (possibly martyr of Antioch on the Orontes, S00413), *Paul (the first anchorite, S00089), *Pantaleōn / Panteleēmōn, martyr of Nicomedia, during the Diocletian persecution of 305, S00596), *Cornelius (probably the Centurion, New Testament saint, S00301), and *Epimachos (Decian martyr of Egypt, S00222).
E06104The Itinerary of the so-called Pilgrim of Bordeaux lists several tombs in the Holy Land of biblical personages, almost all from the Old Testament. Written in Latin, probably in Bordeaux (south-west Gaul), shortly after 333.