Saint Quadratus the Apologist

Also known as

  • Disciple of the Apostles
  • Quadratus of Athens

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Bishop of Athens, Greece; his background in Greek literature helped him become quickly accepted even by the pagans in his diocese. First person to write an apology for Christianity, addressed to Emperor Hadrian c.124. He is quoted in works by Saint Eusebius and Saint Jerome, and he is mentioned in early martyrologies.

Died

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Quadratus the Apologist“. Saints.SQPN.com. 13 April 2014. Web. 17 April 2014. <>