Lives of Illustrious Men – Archelaus the bishop

Archelaus, bishop of Mesopotamia, composed in the Syriac language, a book of the discussion which he held with Manichaeus, when he came from Persia. This book, which is translated into Greek, is possessed by many. He flourished under the Emperor Probus, who succeeded Aurelianus and Tacitus.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Archelaus the Bishop”. Lives of Illustrious Men, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 July 2012. Web. 21 January 2019. <>