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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Joseph of Arimathea, New Testament figure

Saint ID

S01787

Gender
Type of Saint
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E03848The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 30 August *Phokas (martyr of Antioch, S00413) or *Phokas (martyr of Synope, S00052), *Jude Thaddaeus (Apostle, one of the Twelve, S01507), *Joseph of Arimathea (New Testament figure, S01787), *Babylas (bishop and martyr in Antioch, S00061), and *Alexandros (bishop of Constantinople, ob. 337, S01789), and the beheading of *John the Baptist (S00020).
E03849The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 31 August *1003 martyrs of Nikomedia (under Diocletian, S01513), *Joseph of Arimathea (New Testament figure, S01787), *Nicodemus (the Pharisee, S01788), and *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), and *Symeon the Elder (stylite of Qal‘at Sim‘ān, ob. 459, S00343).
E06491Jerome, in his Letter 108, describes how Paula travelled through Palestine in 385 and visited: Antipatris, place of imprisonment of *Paul (the Apostle, S00008); Lydda/Diospolis, associated with a visit and a healing by Paul; Arimathea, hometown of *Joseph of Arimathea (New Testament figure, S01787); Nob, burial-site of *Eighty-five priests (killed by Saul in the Old Testament, S02453); Joppa, associated with *Jonah (Old Testament Prophet, S01237); and Nicopolis/Emmaus, where Jesus consecrated as a church the house of *Cleopas (pupil of Jesus, S00249). Written in Latin, in Bethlehem, 404.