Saint Papias of Hierapolis

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Second century Apostolic Father. Friend of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna. Bishop of Hierapolis, Phrygia (in modern Turkey). Author of lengthy commentaries on the life, teaching, and works of Jesus; they survive only in fragments.

Died

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Papias of Hierapolis“. CatholicSaints.Info. 29 January 2019. Web. 4 August 2021. <>