Author(s) : Kamara Afroditi (11/9/2001)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: Kamara Afroditi, "Pionius",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=9397>
Pionius was prelate of Smyrna during the 1st half of the 3rd c. During the persecution of Decius in 250 AD he was arrested and became a martyr. His memory is celebrated by the Eastern Church on March 11th and by the Western Church on February 1st.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
End of the 2nd c. or 1st half of the 3rd c. AD
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