St. Telesphorus I, Pope of Rome
Pope/St. Telesphorus was a Greek, probably from Calabria, who was pope
from c. 125-c. 136. The story that he was an anchorite is doubtful, as is
the legend that he instituted Lent. His martyrdom, however, is
Karen Rae Keck
- Dennis Michelis:
St. Telesphorus, (1987).
Ten Greek Popes
(Mplis.: Light & Life, 1987).
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