Anysios of Thessaloniki

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Our honourable father Saint Anysios of Thessaloniki was the Bishop of Thessaloniki. He was the student and successor of A(s)cholios Bishop of Thessaloniki. Anysios played a significant role in the vindication of St. John the Chrysostom. Anysios was consecrated on the episcopal throne of Thessalonica as Vicar to the Pope Damasou during the end of his life sometime in 406 or 407. He is commemorated by the church December 30.