And the one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering said unto him, Are you a stranger in Jerusalem, and have not known the things which have come to pass there in these days?
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And one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering said, &c. This Cleopas was the brother of S. Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin, the father of S. James the less, and S. Jude , and the grandfather of S. James the greater and S. John , who were the sons of Salome, the daughter of Cleopas. See chap. iii23.
Helecas, Bishop of Csarea, tells us on the authority of S. Jerome, that "Cleopas, or Alphus, was the brother of S. Joseph, and one of the seventy disciples, and that he was slain by the Jews in the castle of Emmaus because of Christ." He was therefore a martyr. Hence, in the Roman Martyrology, the25th of September is put down as the birthday of Blessed Cleopas, the disciple of Christ, who they say was slain by the Jews for confessing the faith in the very house in which he had entertained the Lord. See also Dorotheus (Lives of the Patriarchs).
Again, Cleopas, in the Greek ÎšÎ»ÎµÏŒÏ€Î±Ï‚, is the same as "all glory," for the Jews who were subjugated by Alexander and the Greeks...