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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Elianos, martyr of Aman

Saint ID

S00889

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E01719Martyrdom of *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889), surviving only in Georgian, narrates the martyrdom of the saint during Diocletian's persecutions. Translated in or before the 8th c. from a Greek or Syriac original.
E02464Floor-mosaics with Greek inscriptions from a church with a crypt, mentioning *Elijah (Old Testament prophet, S00217), declaring his aid for the construction of the sanctuary, invoking his intercession for rain, and mentioning a 'presbyter of Saint Ailianos' (probably *Elianos, martyr of Philadelphia/Amman, S00889). Found at Madaba (Roman province of Arabia/Jordan). Dated 595/596 (crypt) and 607/608 (upper church).
E03443The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 28 November *Elianos (martyr in Aman, S00889).
E03826The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th century, based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 8 August *Theodore (soldier and martyr of Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480), *Thyrsos (martyr of Bithynia, S00612), *Sergios (soldier and martyr of Rusafa, S00023), possibly *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889) or Emilianos, a 9th c. confessor under Leo the Armenian, *Viktor and Stephanis/Corona (martyrs of Damascus, S01620) and Marinus (identity uncertain) and *Melchizedek (king and priest of the Old Testament, S01783).
E03828The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 10 August *Laurence/Laurentius (deacon and martyr of Rome, S01229), and *Phokas (martyr of Sinope, S00052) or *Phokas (martyr of Antioch, S00413).
E03829The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 11 August the dedication of the church of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) in the monastery of Spoudaion, *Afra (martyr of Augsburg, S01797), *Myron, (bishop of Crete under Decius, S01798), and 'Elioz', probably *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889).
E03830The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 12 August *Aaron (Old Testament prophet, S00596) and *Pantaleon (martyr in Nikomedia, S01427), *Glykerios (deacon and martyr of Nicomedia or Antioch, S00834), *Hippolytus (martyr of Rome, S00509), *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889).
E03832The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, prescribes on 14 August synaxis for *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) and commemorates *Aeglon (anchorite in Sketis, S01514), and *Dometios (monk of Syria, later 4th c., S00414), and *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889).
E03938The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 26 November *Peter (bishop and martyr of Alexandria, S00247), *John II (bishop of Jerusalem, ob. 417, S00172) or *John III (bishop of Jerusalem, ob. 524, S00194), *Irenarchos (martyr of Sebasteia, S00623), *Elianos (probably martyr of Aman, S00889), *Clement (bishop of Rome, martyr of the Crimea, S00111).
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).
E03941The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 29 November *Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (brothers who fell asleep during the persecution of Decius, S00287), *Irenarchos (probably martyr of Sebasteia, S00623), *Elianos (martyr of Aman, S00889), *Kosmas and Damianos (brothers, physician martyrs of Syria, S00385), and the *Archangels (S00191), and *Theodoros (possibly the Chalcedonian Armenian bishop of Theodosiopolis, early 7th c., S01838).