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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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


Theophrastos, Maximinos, Hesychios, Theophilos, and Kleonikos, martyrs of Pedachthoe

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Reported Death Not Before


Reported Death Not After


Type of Saint
Related Evidence Records
E02993The Greek Life and Martyrdom of *Athenogenes (martyr of Pedachthoe, S00065) recounts the miracles and martyrdom of a bishop of the village of Pedachthoe (northern Asia Minor), reportedly based on an earlier document, reworked by a certain Anysios; it includes an account of several other martyrdoms. Written at Pedachthoe in the 4th/5th c. Overview entry
E02996The Greek Life and Martyrdom of Athenogenes (martyr of Pedachthoe, S00065), of the 4th/5th c., mentions the martyrdom of *Theophrastos, Maximinos, Hesychios, Theophilos, and Kleonikos (S01388) under Diocletian, for whom *Athenogenes (bishop and martyr of Pedachthoe, S00065) built an octagonal shrine and underground tomb at the village of Pedachthoe (northern Asia Minor), where he himself was laid to rest after his martyrdom. Written in Pedachthoe.