ABOUT THIS BOOK
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 English
- Introductions and notes for each text
- Original texts are produced on facing pages for specialists