See Edmund Venables, “Elias I,” in A Dictionary of Christian Biography, ed. W. Smith and H. Wace (New York: AMS Press, 1984), pp. 84–86; Herbert Thurston and Donald Attwater, Butler’s Lives of the Saints, vol. 3 (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1956), p. 154; Saller, Excavations at Bethany, p. 179, n. 97.