Zebennus (Bishop of Eleutheropolis)

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Zebennus was a third-century bishop and Christian Martyr from Palaestina Prima (Modern Israel).

Little is known about his early life, career or episcopacy in Eleutheropolis, however, he is credited that during his episcopacy he had a dream revealing the burial place of Micah and Habbakuk.[1][2][3]

He was martyred,[4][5] executed on the Ides of November, with two others, Germanus and Antoninus a presbyter.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sozomen, Historia Ecclesiastica VII, 29.
  2. ^ The (place) of Saint Micah.
  3. ^ William George Smith, John Mee Fuller, Encyclopaedic dictionary of the Bible, Concept Publishing Company page 346.
  4. ^ Eusebius, Martyrs in Palestine, ch.9-19
  5. ^ The Mountain of Judah and the Shephelah (south)
  6. ^ Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History 365