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Bishop of Hierapolis, Phrygia, in 170; author of an "Apology for the Christian Faith," which he addressed to Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. He wrote also two books "Pros Ioudaious" (Against the Jews) and other works against the pagans, and opposing the Montanist and the Encratite heresies, besides other books, all of which are now lost.

  • Eusebius, Hist. Eccl. iv. 27, v. 19;
  • Jerome, De Viris Illustribus, etc., p. 26;
  • Epistolœ, p. 84;
  • Fabricius, Biblioth. Grœca, vii. 160;
  • Tillemont, Mémoires, t. i., pt. ii.
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