Crispus (Κρίσπος, for Lat. Crispus, curled; found also in the Talmudists under the forms קרּיספא and קריספי), chief of the Jewish synagogue at Corinth (Ac 18:8), converted and baptized by the apostle Paul (1Co 1:14) A.D. 50. According to tradition (Constitut. Apost. 7:46) he was afterwards bishop of AEgina. The Greek Church observe his festival on the 4th of October.

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