Inscription of Autun


Inscription discovered in 1839 in which Pectorius (3rd century) celebrates in Greek verse the Ichthus (fish), symbol of the Eucharist

“Take the food, honey-sweet, of the redeemer of the saints, eat and drink holding the Fish in thy hands.”

MLA Citation

  • “Inscription of Autun”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 July 2010. Web. 8 May 2021. <>