Mercury, a Roman Christian to whom Paul sends greetings (Rom.
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.
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'hermas' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.