Book of Saints – Acindynus, Pegasius, Aphdonius, Elpidephorus, and Anempodistus


ACINDYNUS, PEGASIUS, APHDONIUS, ELPIDEPHORUS, and ANEMPODISTUS (SS. MM. (Nov. 2) (4th cent.) Persian Christians who suffered for the Faith under King Sapor II, about A.D. 345. From MSS. in the Vatican and Imperial (Vienna) Libraries, the Bollandists have published a Greek narrative of the Passion of St. Acindynus and his companions, from which it would appear that all or nearly all of them were priests or clerics.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Acindynus, Pegasius, Aphdonius, Elpidephorus, and Anempodistus”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 April 2012. Web. 19 September 2020. <>