Inscription of Abercius


Authentic second-century Greek inscription. Abercius, Bishop of Hieropolis, Phrygia, composed his own epitaph, conveying a vivid impression of his visit to Rome, and giving valuable information about the importance of the Church of Rome in the 2nd century.

MLA Citation

  • “Inscription of Abercius”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2014. Web. 19 January 2019. <>