Achaicus of Corinth


Achaicus of Corinth

Achaicus, a Corinthian Christian, who according to the Bible, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to St. Paul, and from St. Paul to the Corinthians (1 Corinthians 16:17; cf. also 16:15)


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