The Ancient Martyrdom Accounts of Peter and Paul
Book Description:

New English translations based upon the most up-to-date critical editions

This book for the first time collects the various ancient accounts of the martydoms of Peter and Paul, which number more than a dozen, along with more than forty references to the martyrdoms from early Christian literature. At last a more complete picture of the traditions about the deaths of Peter and Paul is able to emerge.


Greek, Latin, and Syriac accounts from antiquity translated into EnglishIntroductions and notes for each textOriginal texts are produced on facing pages for specialists

eISBN: 978-1-62837-092-8
Subjects: Religion