Agathopodes (more prop. Agathopus); RHEOS, was a deacon of Antioch, one of the two companions 'of St. Ignatius on his journey to his martyrdom at Rome, and one of the authors of the Acta of that martyrdom. He is not known to have been a martyr himself, although given by Baronius, Martyrology (April 25). He 'is mentioned in the first set of Pseudo-Ignatian epistles as an "elect man," who has "renounced life," etc., and is also reproduced in the second 'set of spurious epistles.

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