First century bishop of Marathon, Greece. May have been one of the “70 Disciples of Christ”. Martyr. Mentioned by Saint Paul the Apostle in the Epistle to the Romans.
Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the brothers who are with them. - Epistle to the Romans, 16:14
- “Saint Asyncritus of Marathon”. Saints.SQPN.com. 8 April 2012. Web. 24 May 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-asyncritus-of-marathon/>