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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Artemios, martyr of Antioch under the emperor Julian

Saint ID

S01128

Number in BH

BHG 169y-174e

Reported Death Not Before

362

Reported Death Not After

363

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Martyrs
Related Evidence Records
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E01950Fragmentary and scarcely legible Greek inscription, once implausibly presented as referring to a martyr shrine (martyrion) of *Phokas (martyr of Antioch, S00413), *Bassos (martyr of Syria, S01127), and *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128). Found at Umm el-Mais near Ḥimṣ/Emesa (northwest Phoenicia). Probably late antique.
E04153Theodoret of Cyrrhus in his Ecclesiastical History recounts the persecutions of Julian the Apostate (r. 361-363), mentioning the *Martyrs of Askalon in Palstine (S01853), *Kyrillos (deacon and martyr of Heliopolis-Baalbek in Syria, S01851), *Aimilianos (martyr of Durostorum on the Lower Danube, S01589), *Ioventinos and Maximinos (soldiers and martyrs of Syrian Antioch, S00053), *Artemios (dux of Egypt and martyr in Antioch, S01128), and the confessor *Markos (bishop of Arethousa in Syria, S01563). Written in Greek at Cyrrhus (northern Syria), 444/450.
E04227An anonymous author compiles the Miracles of Artemios, a collection of miracles (occurring between c. 582 and c. 668) effected by *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) and his female assistant *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis, S01588) at Artemios' cult and burial site within the church of *John the Baptist (S00020) in the Oxeia quarter of Constantinople. The miracles are mostly effected through incubation, and the majority of healings are of diseases of the male genitals and groin. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668. Overview entry
E04228The Miracles of *Artemios (1) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed the son of an archiatros (chief physician) from a disease of the testicles; the saint appeared to the diseased man and cured him by squeezing his testicles. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04229The Miracles of *Artemios (3) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a man from Amastris with a boil on his testicles. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04230The Miracles of *Artemios (4) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a boy living in Africa, with a disease of the testicles, whose father travelled to the saint's shrine in Constantinople and there set up a votive lamp. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04231The Miracles of *Artemios (6) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a sailor inflicted with a demon, and suffering from a disease of the testicles; the sailor subsequently experienced a vision of the saint, accompanied by *John the Baptist (S00020) and Artemios' fellow healer, *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis, S01588). Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04232The Miracles of *Artemios (11) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed the testicular hernia of the infant of a woman who worked at a bath in Constantinople. Unable to visit Artemios' shrine, the woman lighted a lamp to him; Artemios visited her in a dream vision and cured the boy; she offered a candle and oil at his shrine. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04233The Miracles of *Artemios (12) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a boy suffering from a testicular hernia. After initially seeking the help of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) at her shrine in the Kyros quarter, the boy's mother was instructed in a dream vision to take him to the shrine of Artemios; here she experienced a dream vision of the saint, who cured her boy. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04234The Miracles of *Artemios (14) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a sailor afflicted with a disease of the testicles, who had spent time at his shrine seeking a cure; the saint appeared in a vision on the sailor's ship and cured him by treading on his testicles; the sailor returned to Constantinople to give thanks. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04235The Miracles of *Artemios (15) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a repentant young man, Narses, from a disease of the testicles, inflicted on him in punishment for his scepticism about the saint's power. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04236The Miracles of *Artemios (16) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed an Alexandrian from a hernia; the healing is effected after a dream vision, and by using a wax salve bearing the saint's image. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04237The Miracles of *Artemios (17) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed the relative of a patrikios from a hernia, and temporarily punished with the same affliction an Alexandrian actor. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04238The Miracles of *Artemios (18) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) revealed the identity of the thief to a devotee who had had his clothes stolen while attending vigils at the saint's shrine in Constantinople. The saint made the man swear on an icon of *John (the Baptist, S00020), which he had in his home, that he would not do any harm to the thief. Earlier the victim visited the church of *Panteleemon (martyr of Nicomedia, S00596), seeking information about the burglar. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04239The Miracles of *Artemios (19) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed George (the same man as in Mir.20), a chartoularios of the imperial logothesion, who had injured his hip. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04240The Miracles of *Artemios (21) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed from a disease of the testicles, after failed surgery, Stephen, deacon of Hagia Sophia and official of the Blue Faction, who narrates his cure in the first person. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04241The Miracles of *Artemios (22) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed a man (the same man as in Mir. 18), who was suffering in hospital with a hernia, after he invoked the saints of Artemios' shrine in Constantinople: *John (the Baptist, S00020), *Artemios himself (martyr of Antioch, S01128) and *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis, S01588). Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04242The Miracles of *Artemios (23) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed from a hernia a priest of the church of *John (the Baptist, E00020). After doctors had failed the priest, the saint appeared to him in a dream, and soon after he was healed. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04243The Miracles of *Artemios (24) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), appeared in a dream to the mother of a girl with a hernia, and advised her to supplicate his co-healer, *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis S01632), in the same church as Artemios lay; the girl was cured. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04244The Miracles of *Artemios (25) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a man with a disease of the testicles. The saint appeared to the man in a dream, as a butcher; upon waking, the man found himself healthy. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04245The Miracles of *Artemios (26) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a man with a hernia; the saint appeared to him and healed him by sending him to a blacksmith. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04246The Miracles of *Artemios (29) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a bowmaker with a hernia, by appearing to him and touching his testicle. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04247The Miracles of *Artemios (31) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed the son of a noblewoman from a disease of the testicles. Having spent time at Artemios' shrine, mother and son returned home with an icon of the saint, who then appeared to the mother in the guise of a friend of hers, and her son was healed. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04248The Miracles of *Artemios (32) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed Menas, an Alexandrian, from injured intestines and genitals. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04249The Miracles of *Artemios (33) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed the hernia of the son of one Theodore, and the diseased chest of the latter’s friend Theognios. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04250The Miracles of *Artemios (34) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a girl, Euphemia, from the plague; the story also tells of veneration of an icon of *John (the Baptist, S00020), in the same church. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04251The Miracles of *Artemios (35) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed George, a shipowner from Rhodes, who spent two years at the shrine. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04252The Miracles of *Artemios (36) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, appeared in a dream to Sophia, a poor women, and healed her son, Alexander, of a hernia. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04253The Miracles of *Artemios (37) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed Andrew, a monk of the Pege Monastery, from a hernia. Artemios also punished a sceptic, Peter, who accompanied Andrew, with a hernia, before healing him. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04254The Miracles of *Artemios (38) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a boy, George (the same George as in Mir. 39 and 40), who was a reader in the church; Artemios appeared to him in a dream accompanied by *John (the Baptist, S00020) and *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis, S01632), Artemios' companion healer. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04255The Miracles of *Artemios (40) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed of a hernia, George (the same George as in Mir. 38 and 39), then a deacon in a monastery on the island of Plateia; the saint appeared to him in a dream and cured him; George visited Artemios' shrine in Constantinople and there, in a dream vision, saw the saint in his tomb. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04256The Miracles of *Artemios (41) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed from a hernia a certain Polychronios/Stephen, who saw the saint in dream visions. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04257The Miracles of *Artemios (43) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a boy from a disease of the testicles, appearing in a dream to the boy's mother, and applying cakes to the boy's mouth and testicles; the latter turned out to be a poultice of wax. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04270The Miracles of *Artemios (44) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a coppersmith, George, from a disease of the testicles, appearing to the man in a dream in the guise of a physician and curing him by seeming to amputate a testicle. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E04271The Miracles of *Artemios (45) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) and *Phebronia (martyr of Nisibis, S01588), at their shrine in Constantinople, healed a woman’s baby of a swollen testicle; appearing to the mother in a dream, Phebronia gave her three jujube berries to eat; on awakening, the baby was cured. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E06781The Greek Martyrdom of *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under the emperor Julian, S01128) recounts the martyrdom of the dux of Alexandria, Artemios, and the translation of his relics to Constantinople, and mentions the torture and exile of *Eugenios and Makarios (confessors/martyrs under Julian, S02560). Written, probably in Constantinople in the 5th-6th century.
E07812The Miracles of *Artemios (2) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a 45-year-old man from a disease of the testicles; appeared to him in a dream, in the guise of a physician, he cured him by squeezing his testicles. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07813The Miracles of *Artemios (5) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed a merchant from Chios of a disease of the testicles. The man was about to sail home, after spending fruitless months at Artemios' shrine in Constantinople, when the saint appeared to him in a dream vision, touched his testicles, and cured him; the merchant returned to the shrine to give thanks. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07814The Miracles of *Artemios (7) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a young man of a hernia, appearing to the man in a dream and curing him by treading on his stomach. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07815The Miracles of *Artemios (8) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a man from Phrygia, an incessant babbler, from a disease of the testicles; appearing in a dream, the saint commanded the man to cease his disturbance by leaving the following day;when the man awoke, he found himself healthy. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07816The Miracles of *Artemios (9) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed a man from Rhodes of a hernia; leaving the saint's shrine in Constantinople without a cure, the man returned home, where, in a dream vision, the saint appeared to him and cured him. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07817The Miracles of *Artemios (10) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a boy of a hernia; appearing to the boy's mother in a dream-vision, he healed the child with the sign of the cross over his body. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07818The Miracles of *Artemios (13) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed a 50-year-old man from a disease of the testicles. After spending time at the shrine, the man was leaving without any cure; but, on his way home, the saint appeared to him in a dream vision, pricked his testicles, and cured him. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07819The Miracles of *Artemios (27) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed Theoteknos, a shipbuilder, who had spent time at the saint's shrine in Constantinople; Artemios appeared in a dream vision to Theoteknos, while he was sailing to Gaul, and cured him. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07820The Miracles of *Artemios (28) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed a woman’s son, who had suffered injured intestines and testicles; the saint appeared to the mother in a dream vision, in which he held up the child by one foot, and cured him. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07821The Miracles of *Artemios (30) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, appearing in a dream vision and handing out flasks of oil, healed five men, one of whom became afterwards warden of the church. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07822The Miracles of *Artemios (39) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128) healed a certain George (the same George as in Mir. 38 and 40), appearing to him on the island Plateia. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07823The Miracles of *Artemios (42) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S01128), at his shrine in Constantinople, healed an infant boy from a disease of the testicles. The saint appeared to the infant's mother in a dream in which he performed a surgical intervention; on awaking, she found her baby healthy. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.
E07824The Miracles of *Artemios (20) recount how *Artemios (martyr of Antioch under Julian, S0112) healed a certain George (the same George as in Mir. 19) of a disease of the penis, appearing to him in a dram vision and instructing him what to do. Written in Greek in Constantinople, 582/668; assembled as a collection, 658/668.