The holy, glorious, all-laudible Apostle Amplias is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Along with the Apostles Urban, Stachys, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus he assisted the Apostle Andrew of Twelve Great Apostles. St. Andrew ordained St. Amplias Bishop in Lydda of Odyssopolis in Judea. He died a martyr.
The Church remembers St. Amplias on October 31