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Spyridon

(d. c. 348)


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(d. c.348),

Bp. of Tremithus in Cyprus. He was a peasant who, according to tradition, had suffered in the Diocletianic persecution. As bishop he is said to have attended the Council of Nicaea; he was certainly present at that of Sardica (c.343). There are many legends attached to his life. Feast day in the E., 12 Dec.; in the W., 14 Dec.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.


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