(Φλεγων, burning), one of the Christians of Rome to whom Paul sent his salutations (Ro 16:14). A.D. 55. The legend (apud Dorotheus) makes him to have been one of the seventy disciples, and bishop of Marathon. So likewise Pseudo-Hippolytus (De LXX Apostolis). He is said to have suffered mar.tyrdom on April 8 (Martyrologium Romanumn, apud Estium), on which day he is commemorated in the calendar of the Byzantine Church.