St Amphilocus of Iconium – Feast Day – November 23

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St Amphilocus of Iconium Profile. Born: 339 AD in Turkey, Asia. Worked in Turkey. Died: 400 AD in Turkey. Feast Day is celebrated on November 23.

St Amphilocus of Iconium Biography
 
Date of Birth 339 AD
Country of Birth Turkey in Asia
Place of Work Turkey
Date of Death 400 AD
Place of Death Turkey
Feast Day November 23
Canonization Pre-Congregation
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St. Amphilocus of Iconium Biography

Saint Amphilocus of Iconium was a Cousin and companion of Saint Gregory Nazianus; dear companion of Saint Basil the Great.

Contemplated law and talk in Constantinople, and instructed rhetoric there. Minister of Iconium (present day Konya, Turkey) in 374.

Battled against sins of Arianism, the Manichaeans and the Messalians. Gone to the Council of Constantinople in 381.

Managed the synod in Sida, Pamphylia in 394. He composed verses in old-style Greek, and his letters to St Gregory and St Basil are still available today.

St. Amphilocus of Iconium
St. Amphilocus of Iconium

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