Deacon to Saint Hermes of Adrianople. During the persecutions of Diocletian, Saint Hermes and Saint Philip were ordered by governor Basso to close their church and turn over all scriptures and other documents, and all altar furnishings. When Hermes explained that he had no authority to do so, the two were imprisoned, flogged and executed. Martyr.
- burned to death in Adrianople, Thrace
- “Saint Philip of Adrianople“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 October 2016. Web. 24 March 2017. <>