Apostle Tertius of the Seventy

The holy Apostles Tertius (October 30) Erastus, Sosipater (April 28), and Quartus were disciples of St Paul. St Tertius is mentioned in the Epistle to the Romans, “ I, Tertius, who wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord” (Rom 16:22).

St Tertius, to whom St Paul dictated the Epistle to the Romans, was the second Bishop of Iconium, where also he died.