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The Ancient Martyrdom Accounts of Peter and Paul
by David L. Eastman
SBL Press, 2015
Paper: 978-1-62837-090-4 | eISBN: 978-1-62837-092-8 | Cloth: 978-1-62837-091-1
Library of Congress Classification BS2510.E27 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 225.922

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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.


Features:


  • 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


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