-Not one of the 12 Apostles, but one of the 70 Disciples.
-Born in Antioch in Syria and died after many years of ministry in Thebes.
-Companion of Our Lord (by tradition he was the unmentioned traveler on the road to Emmaus Luke 24:13ff.), the Theotokos (by tradition she shared with him his infancy narrative (Luke 1:5ff.) and that she “pondered these mysteries in her heart” (Luke 2:19, 51)), and Paul (2 Tim 4:10-11).
-Physician and Iconographer.
-Wrote the Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles.
-Received much of the information in his Gospel from Paul and the Theotokos.
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