Mercury, a Roman Christian to whom Paul sends greetings ( Romans 16: : 14 ). Some suppose him to have been the author of the celebrated religious romance called The Shepherd, but it is very probable that that work is the production of a later generation.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Hermas". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".