Ammon, bishop of Elearchia

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Ammon (Greek Ἄμμων) was a bishop of Elearchia, in the Thebaïde, in the 4th and 5th centuries. To him is addressed the Canonical Epistle of Theophilus of Alexandria.[1] Papebrochius published in a Latin version his Epistle to Theophilus, De Vita et Conversalione SS. Pachomii et Theodori.[2] It contains an Epistle of St. Antony.[3]


  1. ^ ap. Synodicon Beveregii, vol. i. pt. 1, p. 170
  2. ^ ap. Bolland. Ada Sanctorum, vol. xiv. p. 347, &c.
  3. ^ Christie, Albany James (1867). "Ammon". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 145. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.