- Aphraates of Edessa
- Afraates of…
Studied pagan magic as a young man, but converted to Christianity in Jerusalem. He then retired to Edessa, Mesopotamia as an anchorite living in a small house outside the city walls. Preached and wrote against the Arian heresy.
- c.378 near Antioch, Syria (in modern Turkey)
- “Saint Aphraates of Antioch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 January 2017. Web. 20 February 2017. <>