- pope a.d. 125?–136?.
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In Rome this custom prevailed, at least since the pontificates of Xystus and Telesphorus (about 120).English Conferences of Ernest Renan
Of the twelve traditional Bishops of Irenaeus, Telesphorus is selected for the honors of martyrdom.
There are three years of vacancies, and a lap of two years in the case of Telesphorus and Hyginus.
Is it possible that Telesphorus was put to death in Rome under the mild and gentle reign of such a man?