Asterios of Amaseia
Author(s) : Banev Guentcho (27/11/2002)Translation : Panourgia Klio
For citation: Banev Guentcho, "Asterios of Amaseia",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7671>
Clergyman and author. Asterios of Amaseia is included amongst the Fathers of the Church. He lived in the second half of the 4th and early 5th century and was a contemporary of the great Fathers of Cappadocia. During 380-390 he served as bishop of Amaseia. He wrote a series of orations. His oeuvre is characterized by an archaic and elegant style.
Date and Place of Death
Between 420 and 425 AD.
Date and Place of Birth
Between 330 and 335 AD, Cappadocia
1. Biographical information
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