Book of Saints – Asterius of Amasea


ASTERIUS of AMASEA (Saint) Bishop (October 30) (5th century) A Father of the Church, some of whose eloquent sermons are still extant. He was Bishop of Amasea in Pontus (Asia Minor), came unhurt through the persecution under Julian the Apostate, and was still alive in A.D. 490.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Asterius of Amasea”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 2 August 2012. Web. 28 November 2020. <>