Chrysanthus was the name of several early Christians :

1. Martyred along with the virgin Daria at Rome, under Numerianus, A.D. 283. He is commemorated December 1 in Usuard's Martn., and March 19 in the Byzantine Calendar.

2. A bishop of the Novatians at Constantinople, who succeeded Sisinnius in 407. Being disinclined to accept the episcopal office, he retired from Constantinople to Bithynia, but was pursued, drawn from his retreat, and forced to submit to ordination. He died in 414.

3. One of the bishops at the Council of Aries in the early part of the 5th century.

4. Bishop of Spoleto, addressed by Gregory the Great (Epist. 7:72, 73) and begged to give some relics of Sabinus for a church at Fermo.

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