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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Nicodemus, the Pharisee

Saint ID

S01788

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Other New Testament saints
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
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).
E07606Avitus, priest from Braga (north-west Spain) sojourning in Jerusalem, translates into Latin ('Recension A') the account in Greek (now lost), by Lucianus of Caphargamala, of the discovery at Caphargamala (near Jerusalem) of the relics of *Stephen (the First martyr, S00030) and his three companions, *Gamaliel (Jewish lawyer and teacher of Paul, E02454) and his son Abibas, and *Nicodemus (the Pharisee S01788). Written in Palestine, in 416. Full text, and full English translation.
E07864Anonymous Latin translation ('Recension B') of the account in Greek (now lost), by Lucianus of Caphargamala, of the discovery at Caphargamala (near Jerusalem) of the relics of *Stephen (the First martyr, S00030) and his three companions, *Gamaliel (Jewish lawyer and teacher of Paul, E02454) and his son Abibas, and *Nicodemus (the Pharisee S01788), written, probably not long after the discovery of the relics in late 415, and perhaps in Jerusalem. Full text, and full English translation