Aristarchus of Thessalonica


Aristarchus of Thessalonica

Aristarchus, "a Greek Macedonian of Thessalonica" (). At Caesarea, he embarked with Paul on a ship of Edremit (Adramyttium) bound for Myra in Lycia (, respectively.

In Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic tradition, Aristarchus is identified as one of the Seventy Apostles and bishop of Apamea. He is commemorated as a saint and martyr on January 4, April 14, and September 27.

References

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