Book of Saints – Quadratus – 26 May

17th century Bulgarian icon of Saint Quadratus the ApologistArticle

(Saint) Bishop (May 26) (2nd century) Registered in the old Martyrologies as a disciple of the Apostles and successor of Saint Publius as Bishop of Athens, where he died some time before A.D. 130. He is famous as having written a work in defence of the Christian religion, so convincing that, according to Saint Jerome, the reading it caused the Emperor Hadrian to put a stop to the persecution then raging.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Quadratus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 February 2017. Web. 22 April 2019. <>