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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Andrew, the Apostle

Saint ID

S00288

Number in BH

BHG 93-110
BHL 428-442

Reported Death Not Before

33

Reported Death Not After

80

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Twelve Apostles and Paul, Martyrs, Missionaries
Related Evidence Records
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E00367Gregory of Tours writes the Glory of the Martyrs (Liber in Gloria Martyrum), in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 580/594. Overview entry.
E00502Gregory of Tours, in his Glory of the Martyrs (30), tells of the tomb of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Patras (Greece), which on the day of his feast produces 'manna' and oil; the oil has healing power and its quantity presages the fertility of the crops in the following year. Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 580/594.
E00503Gregory of Tours, in his Glory of the Martyrs (30), tells of relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) and *Saturninus (bishop and martyr of Toulouse, S00289), which shortly after 524 were saved from fire in a town in Burgundy and translated to Neuvy-le-Roi (near Tours, north-west Gaul); they were then transferred to a new church, and replaced in the old one by a relic of *Vincent (deacon and martyr of Saragossa and Valencia, S00290). Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 580/594.
E00514Gregory of Tours, in his Glory of the Martyrs (30), tells how Mummolus, while travelling as an envoy to Constantinople, was healed from bladder stones at the tomb of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Patras (Greece), in 534/547. Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 580/594.
E00625Gregory of Tours, in his Glory of the Martyrs (78), tells of relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in the cathedral at Agde (southern Gaul), and recounts how a count was punished for stealing a property of the church; in the story the bishop extinguishes the lamps in the cathedral until God takes vengeance on the count. Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 580/594.
E00690The Notitia ecclesiarum urbis Romae, a guide to saints' graves around Rome, closes with the church and grave of *Peter (the Apostle, S00036) on the 'via Vaticana', north-west of the city. Written in Latin in Rome, 625/649. A description of the basilica, added in the later 8th c., lists many of the altars of saints within the church.
E00726Victricius of Rouen lists the relics of saints already present in Rouen: *John the Baptist (S00020), the Apostles *Andrew (S00289) and *Thomas (S00199), *Gervasius and Protasius (martyrs of Milan, S00313), *Agricola (martyr of Bologna, S00310), *Euphemia (martyr of Chalcedon, S00017), and *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442). Account in Victricius' Praising the Saints, written in Latin, c.396 in Rouen (northern Gaul).
E00865Multiple fragments of a Greek dedicatory inscription, probably commemorating the consecration of a church of the Apostles: *Peter (S00036), possibly *Paul (S00008), *Andrew (S00288), probably *Philip (S00109), probably *Thomas (S00199), *John (S00042); others are perhaps also named. Found at Side (Pamphylia, southern Asia Minor). Probably mid-6th c.
E00975Quodvultdeus of Carthage, in his Book of Promises, names several tombs of apostles and saints which guarantee the truthfulness of the doctrine of the Church: in Jerusalem, of *James (probably the 'brother of the Lord', S00058) and *Stephen (the First Martyr, S00030); at Ephesus, *John (the Apostle and Evangelist, S00042); in Asia, *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288); in Rome, the Apostles0 *Peter and *Paul (S00036 and *Paul S00008). Written in Latin,probably during Quodvultdeus' exile in Italy, 440/454.
E01056An unpublished Greek inscription from the south church at Akören near Anazarbos (Cilicia, south-east Asia Minor) with a reference to a certain *Andreas (probably Andrew the Apostle, S00288, or else Andreas 'Stratelates', soldier and martyr of Cilicia, S00763) as the patron of a church. Probably late antique.
E01061Labels of tombs owned by a church dedicated probably to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288, or Andreas 'Stratelates', soldier and martyr of Cilicia, S00763), in Korykos/Corycus (Cilicia, south-east Asia Minor). Probably late 5th or 6th c.
E01137A fragment of the 6th century calendar, written in Gothic, most probably in Italy, names saints whose feasts were celebrated by the Homoian Church of the Goths in late October and November in the 6th century.
E01269Two Greek dedicatory inscriptions, commemorating an ex-voto offering to *Michael (the Archangel, S00181) and *Andrew (either Andreas 'Stratelates', soldier and martyr of Cilicia, S00763, or Andrew the Apostle, S00288), by a military man. Found in Aigiale on the island of Amorgos (Aegean Islands). Probably 5th-6th c.
E01313The Liber Pontificalis, written in Latin in Rome in the 530s, and re-edited before 546, in its account of *Simplicius (bishop of Rome, ob. 483, S00729) tells how he dedicated churches in and around Rome to *Stephen (the First Martyr, S00030), *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and *Bibiana (martyr of Rome under the emperor Julian, S00728); made arrangements concerning clergy in the churches of *Peter (the Apostle, S00036), *Paul (the Apostle, S00008), and *Laurence (deacon and martyr of Rome, S00037); and made gifts to St Peter's basilica; it closes with a record of his burial in St Peter's basilica on 2 March [AD 483].
E01316The Liber Pontificalis, written in Latin in Rome in the 530s, and re-edited before 546, in its account of *Gelasius (bishop of Rome, ob. 496, S00789), recounts his burning of heretical books before the doors of the basilica of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) in Rome; his dedication of a basilica of *Euphemia (martyr of Chalcedon, S00017) in Tibur/Tivoli, and basilicas of *Eleutherius (martyr of Rome, S01661), *Nicander (saint of Rome, S00788), and *Andreas (probably Andrew the Apostle, S00288) on the via Labicana, outside Rome; his building of a basilica of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) on the via Laurentina; and his burial in the basilica of *Peter (the Apostle, S00036) on 21 November [AD 496]. A later interpolation records the discovery of the sanctuary of the Archangel *Michael (S00181) on Monte Gargano (southern Italy).
E01338The church of Panagia Kanakaria at Lythrankomi (north-eastern Cyprus) houses a mosaic with depictions of Christ, *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), unnamed *Archangels (almost certainly *Michael, S00181, and *Gabriel, S00192), and with labelled depictions of *Apostles and *Evangelists. Probably 525-550.
E01347The second edition of the Liber Pontificalis, written in Latin in Rome between the 530s and 546, in its account of *Symmachus (bishop and confessor of Rome, S00793), lists his extensive work at the basilica of *Peter (the Apostle, S00036) in Rome, honouring a number of different saints.
E01443The short Life of *Honorius (bishop of Rome, ob. 638, S01459) in the Liber Pontificalis, written in Latin in Rome soon after his death, lists his construction of, and offerings to, the churches of many saints in Rome and its region.
E01692Fragmentary Greek building inscription for a church just possibly dedicated to a certain *Andrew (possibly the Apostle, S00288). Found at Dreyb al-Wawi (Khirbet al-Wawi), near Chalkis and Beroia/Aleppo (north Syria). Dated 539.
E01696Greek inscription on a boundary stone commemorating the grant of the privilege of asylum (prosphygion) to a shrine of *'Eias' (perhaps an otherwise unknown martyr, or the Old Testament prophet *Elijah, S00217), a certain *Andreas (probably the martyr of Antioch, S00883), and a certain *Dometios (probably the monk of Syria, later 4th c., S00414). Found at Kfar 'Aruq near Antioch on the Orontes (north-west Syria). Dated 521/522.
E01904Gregory of Nazianzus in his Oration 4 (Against Julian I), of 362/363, refers to the deaths of martyrs, naming the Apostles *John (S00042), *Peter (S00036), *Paul (S00008), and *James (S00108), *Stephen (the First Martyr, S00030), *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442), *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and *Thekla (follower of the Apostle Paul, S00092). He refers to the festivals held in their honour and the miracles performed by their bodily remains. Written in Greek at Nazianzus (central Asia Minor).
E02473Coptic fragmentary invocation, from Qurnah (Upper Egypt), addressing a saint (perhaps *Andrew, the Apostle, S00288), *Phoibammon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), and a bishop; datable to the early 7th.
E02535Isidore of Seville in his Latin Chronicle written in two redactions in 615/616 and 626 mentions the translation of the bones of Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) and Luke (the Evangelist, S00442) to Constantinople which he dates to the reign of Constantius II and Constans (350-361).
E02540John Chrysostom, in his homily Against Games and Theatres, of 399, tells how the city sought the help of the Apostles *Peter (S00036), *Andrew (S00288), *Paul (S00008), and *Timothy (S00466), at the shrine of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople, after damaging rainfall; he also mentions a feast of thanksgiving, when the rains abated, held at a shrine of the Apostles Peter and Paul across the sea, probably the shrine of Rufinianae. Written in Greek at Constantinople.
E02785Gregory the Great, in a papal letter (Register, Appendix 2) of 590, addresses Maximus, abbot of the monastery of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) on the clivus Scauri in Rome. Written in Latin in Rome.
E02975Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna, preaches a sermon (Sermon 122) for the feast of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Delivered in Latin at Ravenna (northern Italy), c. 450.
E02979Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna, preaches a sermon (Sermon 133) for the feast of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Delivered in Latin at Ravenna (northern Italy), c. 450.
E03045The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 5 March *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03101The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 6 April *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03125The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 29 April *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03353The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 17 August in the building of Priest Sabinos, *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
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).
E03394The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 9 October *Abraham (Old Testament Patriarch, S00275) and the deposition of the relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03445The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 30 November *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03571Floor-mosaic with a Greek inscription recording the construction and paving with mosaics of a church, in thanks to *Andrew (probably the Apostle, S00288; or Andreas 'Stratelates', soldier and martyr of Cilicia, S00763) by a soldier. Found at Jericho (Roman province of Palaestina I). Probably 6th-7th c.
E03669The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th century, based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Jerusalem, commemorates on 5 March *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Gerasimos (anchorite, founder of a monastery in the Judean desert, S01507), and, as a later addition, Theodore 'the neo-martyr', one of a group of martyrs killed by the Arabs in 838.
E03724The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 29 April at the church of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and the deposition of his relics, and the priest *Sabinos (presbyter and monastic/church founder in Jerusalem, S01833), and "Mason", possibly *Jason (the 'apostle', one of the seventy, martyr of Thessalonike, S01652).
E03835The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 17 August in the building of Priest Sabinos *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Paulos and Iouliana/Juliana, martyrs in Ptolemais, ob. 270, S01535).
E03836The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 18 August *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Agathonikos (martyr of Bithynia and Thrace, S01628), *Floros (martyr of Ulpiana, S00871).
E03890The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 9 October *Abraham (Old Testament patriarch, S00275), *Lot (Old Testament Patriarch and nephew of Abraham, S01234), and the deposition of the relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and *Severianos (martyr of Sebaste under Licinius, S01689), *Stratonikos and Seleukia (husband and wife, martyrs in Scythia, S01690), and *Iouventinus (soldier and martyr under Julian the Apostate, S00053).
E03940The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 28 November *Atticus (unidentified martyr, S01826), *Jacob the Dismembered (martyr of Persia under Bahram V, ob. 421, S01660), *Pamphilos (martyr of Caesarea, and Companions, S00140), *Irenarchos (probably martyr of Sebasteia, S00623), *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889), and *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288).
E03942The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 30 November *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) and *John the Almsgiver (patriarch of Alexandria, ob. 616/620, S01659).
E04195Philostorgius in his Ecclesiastical History, reports that the emperor Constantius II (r. 337-361) had the relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Timothy (disciple of Paul,S00466), and *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442) transferred to Constantinople and buried at the shrine of the Holy Apostles. Written in Greek at Constantinople, 425/433.
E04334Procopius of Caesarea, in his On Buildings, reports that the emperor Justinian (r. 527-565) rebuilt, in larger and more splendid form, the ruinous church of the *Apostles (S02422) in Constantinople. During the rebuilding, wooden coffins with the bodies of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442) and *Timothy (the disciple of Paul the Apostle, S00466) were discovered, identified by inscriptions; these were solemnly reburied in marked graves. Written in Greek at Constantinople, in the 550s.
E04461Gregory the Great, in his Dialogues (3.7), describes the transformation of a temple of Apollo – a gathering place for evil spirits – into a chapel dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Fondi (central Italy). Written in Latin in Rome, c. 593.
E04544Rufinus of Aquileia, in his Church History, describes the Emperor Theodosius I's preparations for the war in the years 392-394, which included prayers at the tombs of the Apostles and martyrs. Written in Latin in Aquileia (northern Italy), c. 402.
E04741Paulinus of Nola composes fourteen poems (the Natalicia) to be delivered at Nola/Cimitile (southern Italy) on the feast day of *Felix (priest and confessor of Nola, S00000). They include an account of Felix’s life, and descriptions of devotion to Felix, focusing on his feast day (14 January), miracles performed by the saint, and the expansion of Felix’s shrine which took place under Paulinus. Written in Latin, in Spain and later Nola, between 395 and 408. Overview entry.
E04767Paulinus of Nola, in many of his fourteen poems (the Natalicia) written in honour of *Felix (priest and confessor of Nola, S00000), identifies Felix as the special protector (patronus) of Nola (southern Italy); the similar role of other saints, in other regions, is detailed in Natalicium 11. Written in Latin, in Spain and later Nola, between 395 and 408.
E04768Paulinus of Nola, in several of his poems (in the Natalicia) written in honour of *Felix (priest and confessor of Nola, S00000), describes the building work undertaken by Paulinus at Felix’s tomb at Nola/Cimitile (southern Italy); Natalicium 9 also refers to the relics of several other apostolic saints and martyrs housed in the basilica complex at Nola. Written in Latin, in Spain and later Nola, between 400 and 407.
E05104Paulinus of Nola, in a long letter to Sulpicius Severus of 403/404 (Letter 32), discusses building-work carried out by Severus at Primuliacum (southern Gaul) and sends proposals for poetic inscriptions at the site; Paulinus also describes his own building-work at Nola/Cimitile and Funda/Fondi (both southern Italy), quoting in full the poems he has written for these churches. Several of these poetic inscriptions refer to the saints venerated at Primuliacum, Nola and Fondi. Written in Latin at Nola.
E05132Paulinus of Nola, in one of his poems (Natalicium 11), describes the translation to Constantinople of the relics of *Timothy (the disciple of Paul, S00466) and *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and how, at this time, small fragments of bone were detached and distributed. Written in Latin at Nola, c. 405.
E05245The pilgrim Egeria, in her Itinerary, records her stay in Constantinople, where she visited martyr shrines (martyria) and churches of Apostles, but does not name them (the latter were probably *Andrew the Apostle S00288, *Luke the Evangelist, S00442, and *Timothy, the disciple of Paul the Apostle, S00466), and expresses her intention to visit the martyr shrine of *John (the Apostle and Evangelist S00042) at Ephesus (western Asia Minor). Written in Latin during Egeria's journey to the East, probably in 381-384.
E05301Chromatius of Aquileia preaches a sermon (Sermon 26) at the consecration of a church in Concordia (near Aquileia), with relics deposited in its altar of the apostles *John (S00042), *Andrew (S00288), and *Thomas (S00199), and of *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442) and *John (the Baptist, S00020). Chromatius refers to the translation of Thomas' relics from India to Edessa (Upper Mesopotamia). Delivered in Latin in Concordia (northern Italy), 388/407.
E05338Gaudentius of Brescia preaches a sermon (Sermon 17) in Brescia (northern Italy), on the dedication of a basilica to the 'Council of Saints', with relics of *John (the Baptist, S00020), *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Thomas (the Apostle, S00199), *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442), *Gervasius and Protasius (martyrs of Milan, S00313), *Nazarius (martyr of Milan, S00281), the *Anaunian Martyrs (Sisinnius, Martyrius and Alexander, ob. c. 397, S00605), and the *Forty Martyrs of Sebaste (S00103). Written in Latin, probably 402/403.
E05461Proclus of Constantinople composes his Homily 18, On *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), which he delivers during a festival in Constantinople. Written in Greek, in the early 5th c.
E05555Venantius Fortunatus writes eleven books of Poems in Latin, mainly in western and north-western Gaul, 565/600; many of them with reference to saints. Overview entry.
E05560Venantius Fortunatus, in a poem (1.1) to 'Vitalis' bishop of Ravenna (possibly Maximianus, bishop of Ravenna, c. 545-556), praises him for building the church of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Ravenna. Written in Latin in Ravenna (north-east Italy), 545/565.
E05563Venantius Fortunatus, in a poem (1.2) on the church of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) built by Bishop 'Vitalis' of Ravenna, lists the relics housed there. Written in Latin in Ravenna (north-east Italy), 545/565.
E05741John Malalas in his Chronographia mentions the rededication of the church of the *Apostles (S02422) in Constantinople on 28 June 550. The relics of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Timothy (disciple of Paul, S00466) and *Luke (evangelist, S00442), were paraded by Patriarch Menas on an imperial carriage and deposited at the church. Written in Greek at Antioch (Syria) or Constantinople, in the mid 6th c.
E05772Agnellus of Ravenna, in his Liber Pontificalis Ecclesiae Ravennatis, written in Latin, refers to a monasterium dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Ravenna, now the Cappella Arcivescovile; it was built, according to Agnellus, by bishop Peter II (494-520). Account written in Ravenna in 830/846.
E05786Agnellus of Ravenna, in his Liber Pontificalis Ecclesiae Ravennatis, written in Latin, refers to the foundation of a church dedicated to *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) in Pula (Istria) and the decoration of a church dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in Ravenna (northern Italy); he claims these events took place in 546/557. Account written in Ravenna in 830/846.
E05861The Calendar of Willibrord, in its earliest version, records the feasts of various saints in November. Written in Latin at Echternach, Frisia (north-east Gaul), 703/710.
E05889Hesychius of Jerusalem composes his Homily 7, On *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), which he preaches during the saint’s celebration at the the church of the Anastasis in Jerusalem on 30 November. Written in Greek at Jerusalem, in the early 5th c.
E05946In the anonymous Life of the Jura Fathers the author recounts how *Eugendus (ascetic in the Jura mountains, ob. 512/515, S02182) had a vision of the Apostles: *Peter (S00036), *Paul (S00008) and *Andrew (S00288), and how their relics came to the monastery in Condat; 460/496. Written in Latin at Condat in the Jura mountains (modern Saint-Claude in eastern Gaul), 512/525.
E05950Mosaic portraits of twelve apostles and twelve martyrs (six female, six male) depicted on the barrel vaults of the Cappella Arcivescovile in Ravenna (northern Italy), datable 494/520.
E06044Sophronius of Jerusalem, in his Miracles of the Saints Cyrus and John (5), recounts how *Kyros and Ioannes/Cyrus and John (physician and soldier, martyrs of Egypt, S00406) healed from an occlusion a certain philoponos Menas, director of a confraternity in Alexandria of *Andrew (the Apostle (S00288), at their shrine at Menouthis (near Alexandria, Lower Egypt). Written in Greek in Alexandria, 610/615.
E06047Mosaics from the 6th c. depicting the Apostles, *Gervasius and Protasius (martyrs of Milan, S00313), and *Vitalis (martyr of Ravenna, S02826) in San Vitale, Ravenna (northern Italy).
E06245Venantius Fortunatus, in a poem on virginity (8.3), when describing the court of heaven lists numerous saints with the cities of their resting-place. Written in Latin in Gaul, probably in the early 570s.
E06318Fragmentary Greek inscription, from near Corinth, with a calendar of saints' feast days, such as that of *Afra (martyr of Augsburg, S01797), *Apphianos (martyr of Caesarea, S00159), *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Antipas (presumably the bishop and martyr of Pergamon, S01816), *Antoninus (martyr of Alexandria, S00327), *Christophoros (martyr of Pamphylia, S00616), *Demetrios and four companions (unspecified, S02464), *Epimachus (martyr of Rome, S00295), *Glykeria (martyr of Perinthus-Heraclea in Thrace, S00018), *Gordiοs (presumably the soldier and martyr of Caesarea of Cappadocia, S00114), *Kodratos and his companions (Anectus, Paulus, Dionysius, Cyprianus and Crescens, martyrs of Corinth, S02368), *Laurence/Laurentius (deacon and martyr of Rome, S00037), *Pionios (presbyter and martyr of Smyrna, $S00031), *Theodosia from Tyre (martyr of Palestine, $S00161), *Victor or Victorinus (martyr of Corinth, $S01927) and other saints or martyrs whose names are lost. Found at Sikyon near Corinth (north-eastern Peloponnese). Probably 5th c.
E06332Gregory the Great in a papal letter (Register 2.13) of 592, to Bishop Iohannes of Velletri (near Rome), orders him, because of barbarian incursions, to move the seat of his diocese to a place dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Written in Latin in Rome.
E06346Gregory the Great in a papal letter (Register 3.56) of 593, to Secundinus, bishop of Taormina (Sicily), orders that a baptistry in a monastery dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) in his diocese be closed and the font be replaced by an altar. Written in Latin in Rome.
E06358Gregory the Great in two papal letters (Register 5.47 and 5.49) of 594/595, one of them to Castor, bishop of Rimini, offers protection to a monastery dedicated to the Apostles *Andrew (S00288) and *Thomas (S00199) in Rimini (northern Italy). Written in Latin in Rome.
E06360Gregory the Great in a papal letter (Register 5.55) of 595, to Iohannes, an abbot of Reggio (southern Italy), addresses abuses in a monastery near Vulcano dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Written in Latin in Rome.
E06378Gregory the Great in a papal letter (Register 8.12) of 598, dealing with a legal dispute, addresses it to Candidus, abbot of the monastery of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) on the clivus Scauri in Rome. Written in Latin in Rome.
E06421Gregory the Great in a papal letter (Register 11.26) of 601, to Rusticiana, noblewoman resident in Constantinople, thanks her for a gift of hangings (vela) for the basilica of *Peter (the apostle, S00036) and of alms (elemosina) for the monastery of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) on the clivus Scauri in Rome; also recounts some miracles occurring at the monastery. Written in Latin in Rome.
E06591The Latin Gelasian Sacramentary (or Liber Sacramentorum Romanae Ecclesiae), probably compiled around 750 near Paris using earlier material from Rome, records prayers to saints on their feast days in November.
E06592The Latin Gelasian Sacramentary (or Liber Sacramentorum Romanae Ecclesiae), probably compiled around 750 near Paris using earlier material from Rome, records prayers to saints on their feast days in December.
E06887A list of subscriptions, preserved in a letter sent to Pope Agapetus I from eastern clerics protesting the appointment of Anthimus as the patriarch of Constantinople, documents foundations dedicated to saints in various places, including Syria. Written in Latin in Constantinople in 535/536.
E06921Aldhelm, in his poem On the Altars of the Twelve Apostles, records the dedication of an altar to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), presumably in Britain. Written in Latin in southern Britain, c. 670/710.
E07155The Greek Life of *Markellos (abbot in Constantinople, ob. 470s, S01670) recounts the life and miracles of the third abbot of the Sleepless Monks (Akoimetoi) of Constantinople. Written in Constantinople, probably in 474/518.
E07755Gregory of Tours, in his Histories (4.31), refers to a church in Clermont dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), and another to *Peter (the Apostle, S00036), during his account of the plague which struck Gaul in 571. Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 575/594..
E07865Gregory of Tours, in the prologue to his Miracles of the Blessed Apostle Andrew, explains his reasons for editing and rewriting an existing account of miracles carried out by *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 585/594.
E07877Gregory of Tours, in his Miracles of the Blessed Apostle Andrew, recounts numerous miracles carried out by *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) during his lifetime. There is a brief reference to oil and 'manna' produced by his tomb. Written in Latin in Tours (north-west Gaul), 585/594.
E07879The Greek Acts of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Probably originally composed in the 2nd/3rd century. Skeleton entry
E07880The Greek Acts of Andrew and Matthias narrate how *Matthias (the Apostle, S01784) is held prisoner in the land of the anthropophagoi (cannibals), and is rescued by *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Skeleton entry
E07881Two anonymous Latin Martyrdoms of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) are composed between the mid 5th and late 6th century, known as 'The Letter of the Presbyters and Deacons of Achaea' (BHL 428), and 'Conversante et docente' (BHL 429).
E07903Jerome, in his On illustrious men, in his note on *Luke the Evangelist (S00042), mentions the transfer of the bones of Luke and *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) to Constantinople in 357/358. Written in Latin in Bethlehem (Palestine), 392/393.
E07954The Paschal Chronicle records that in 337 the emperor Constantine was buried in the church of the Holy *Apostles (S02422) in Constantinople, containing the remains of *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288), *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442), and *Timothy (disciple of the Apostle Paul, S00466). Written in Greek at Constantinople, c. 630.
E07957The Paschal Chronicle records that Arcadia, one of the daughters of the emperor Arcadius, founded a church in Constantinople dedicated to *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288). Written in Greek at Constantinople, c. 630.
E07986The Paschal Chronicle records that in 356 and 357 the remains of *Timothy (disciple of Paul, S00466), *Luke (the Evangelist, S00442), and *Andrew (the Apostle, S00288) were translated to Constantinople. Written in Greek at Constantinople, c. 630.