was born in the 4th century at Bethlapat, Persia. He embraced the monastic life, and shut himself up in a monastery which he had built near his native town. In the persecution under king Sapor, about A.D. 345, he was cast into prison. He was put to death April 8. 376, although he is commemorated by the Greeks on the following day. See Ruinart, Acta Sincera, p. 604.