Saint Amphion of Nicomedia

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Priest during the reign of Valerius Maximianus Galerius. Earliest known bishop of Epiphania, Cilicia (in modern Turkey) in 325. Attended the Council of Nicaea. Bishop of Nicomedia; opposed the Arians who were just starting to spread in the area. Writer whose works were recommended by Saint Athanasius of Alexandria for their defense of the faith. Suffered in the persecutions of Diocletian.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Amphion of Nicomedia”. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 November 2012. Web. 21 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-amphion-of-nicomedia/>