Abgar V

(4 bc — 50 ad)

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Eusebius (c. 260—339) bishop and Church historian


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4 bce–50 ce,

King of Edessa. According to a popular tradition as early as Eusebius (and also in the Doctrine of Addai) he wrote a letter to Jesus asking him to visit and heal him.


Subjects: Religion.

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