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
- Introductions and notes for each text
- Original texts are produced on facing pages for specialists
David L. Eastman is Associate Professor of Religion at Ohio Wesleyan University. He s the author of of Paul the Martyr: The Cult of the Apostle in the Latin West (Society of Biblical Literature) and a contributor to the Society of Biblical Literature’s Bible Odyssey web site. He is also co-chair of the Society of Biblical Literature unit Inventing Christianity: Apostolic Fathers, Apologists, and Martyrs.
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