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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Euthymios, abbot of Palestine, ob.473

Saint ID

S01352

Reported Death Not Before

473

Reported Death Not After

473

Gender
Type of Saint
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E02886The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th century, based however on the 5th-7th c. prototype from Jerusalem, commemorates on 20 January *Euthymios the Great (monk in Palestine, S01352).
E02951The early seventh-century Georgian version of the Lectionary of Jerusalem commemorates on 20 January *Euthymios (abbot of Palestine, ob. 473, S01352).
E06468In 555/557, Cyril of Scythopolis composes the Life of *Euthymios (monastic founder in Palestine, οb. 472, S01352), recounting his life as a miracle working ascetic, adding a set of posthumous miracle stories, and including references to the cult of several other saints. Written in Greek at the New Laura in Palestine. Overview entry
E06470In 555/557, Cyril of Scythopolis in the Life of Euthymios describes the construction of a burial chapel for the transfer of the relics of *Euthymios (monastic founder in Palestine, S01352) to the saint’s monastery in 473. When the church was consecrated in 483, relics of *Tarachos, Probos, and Andronikos (martyrs of Anazarbus, S00710) were placed under the altar. Written in Greek at the New Laura in Palestine.
E06677Cyril of Scythopolis composes the Life of *Sabas (‘the Sanctified’, monastic founder in Palestine, ob. 532, S00910), recounting his life as a miracle working ascetic and founder of numerous monasteries, adding a set of posthumous miracle stories, and including references to cults of several other saints. Written in Greek at the New Laura in Palestine, 555/557. Overview entry
E06733Cyril of Scythopolis composes the Life of *Kyriakos of Souka (ascetic in Palestine, ob. 556, S01625), recounting his life as a miracle working ascetic. Written in Greek in Palestine, 555/557.
E06772The Greek Life of *Gerasimos of the Jordan (ascetic in Palestine, ob. 475, S01507) recounts the life of its hero as a miracle working ascetic. Written in Palestine, in the 7th c. or later.