Persian senator during the persecutions of King Sapor II. When he led a group of senators speaking in support of the faith and courage shown by Saints Acindynus, Pegasius and Anempodistus, he was exposed as a Christian and immediately executed. One of the Martyrs of Isfahan.
- c.350 in Isfahan, Persia
- relics transferred to Constantinople and enshrined in a church dedicated to them
- “Saint Elpidephorus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 31 October 2015. Web. 27 August 2016. <>