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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, E. & J. B. Young in London [etc.], New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Blomfield Jackson ; Pub. under the direction of the Tract Committee.
SeriesEarly church classics
ContributionsJackson, Blomfield, 1839-1906.
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23342563M
LC Control Number22006498


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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). Polycarp of Smyrna was regarded as "the father of the Christians" in C.E., when the Romans martyred him at the age of As a younger contemporary of Ignatius, who wrote him an eloquent epistle, he is historically linked to the bishop of Antioch.

His authority, however, came directly from the apostles, at whose feet he sat as a pupil.4/5(1). According to the Martyrdom of Polycarp he died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to touch him.

Polycarp is regarded as a saint and Church Father in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran churches/5(3). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

"Translation of the one extant letter of St. Polycarp [the Epistle to the Philippians] and of the letter of the Smyrnæans narrating his martyrdom."--Pref. Saint Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna and Holy Martyr (c. 69 - c. ), is one of the Apostolic Fathers of the Church, namely one of the early witnesses and teachers of the Apostolic traditions of the Christian Church.

As a witness, he led a life of heartfelt purity ending his. Aged bishop of Smyrna. Current Issue May Polycarp had been a Christian since he was a child, but the Romans didn't get around to killing him until he was in his eighties.

From Book: Polycarp resided in Asia Minor as bishop of Smyrna and sent an epistle to the Philippians c. Polycarp was martyred c. In Adv. Haer.V, Irenaeus describes Papias as "the hearer of John, and a companion of Polycarp." Irenaeus mentions Polycarp in Adv.

Haer., III As Bishop of Smyrna, Polycarp was a father figure and mentor to Irenaeus of Lyons (ca – C.E.), who heard his preachings and mentioned him in several writings. Polycarp was a subject of the historian Eusebius (ca /–ca / C.E.), who wrote about his martyrdom and connections with John.

In the month of February, in the yearan year-old bishop, pastor of the church of Smyrna, named Polycarp, was cruelly put to death by fire and sword because he refused to renounce Jesus Christ.

Who was this Polycarp. He was a pastor, bishop, saint and martyr, forever associated with ancient Smyrna. This book is Polycarp's letter to the Philippians and then a letter from Smyrna Christians writing in detail about Polycarp's martyrdom.

The author has marked all the times the bible is quoted and 5/5(1). St Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr for love of Jesus Christ January 26 St Polycarp was a disciple of the Apostle St John, and was born about the seventieth year of the Christian era.

Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally. The possibility of course remains that the subscription was tampered with by a later hand. But must be approximately correct if St.

Polycarp was appointed bishop by St. John. There is a life of St. Polycarp by pseudo-Pionius, compiled probably in the middle of the fourth century. This text is the story, from around AD, of the martyrdom of Polycarp, the Bishop of the church in Smyrna, a city in Asia Minor (modern Izmir in Turkey) devoted to Roman worship.

The account is in the form of a letter from eye-witnesses to other churches in the area. It is the earliest chronicle of a martyrdom outside the New Testament. POLYCARP, Bishop of Polycarp is one of the most celebrated characters in ancient Christendom, very little is known of his life.

According to the account of his pupil, Irenaeus, he was himself a pupil of the apostles, more especially of John, and had conversed with many who had seen the Lord in the ing to Tertullian (De praescriptione, 32) and Jerome (Catal. scr. ecci. The Martyrdom of St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna.

On this day of the year A.D., St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, was martyred. His life began at the end of the first Christian century, and he became the disciple of St. John the Evangelist. Saint Polycarp, (flourished 2nd century; feast day February 23), Greek bishop of Smyrna who was the leading 2nd-century Christian figure in Roman Asia by virtue of his work during the initial appearance of the fundamental theological literature of Christianity.

Historically, he formed a link between the apostolic and patristic ages. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Polycarp, Saint, Bishop of Smyrna. Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna. London [etc.]: Society for Promoting Christian.

If he had done nothing else, Polycarp would have been worthy of Church history books as an “Apostolic Father,” a disciple of St. John, a defender of orthodoxy, the bishop of Smyrna (Di Camilo K. Saint Polycarp is the Saint of Connections. National Catholic Register, Febru ).

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Polycarp was a second century bishop and martyr, and an important leader in the early Church. He became a Christian while very young, and was a disciple of St.

John the Apostle and a friend of St. Ignatius of Antioch. John appointed Polycarp as bishop of Smyrna (in modern-day Turkey), and St. The Church of Smyrna was also one of the Seven Churches of Asia, mentioned at the New Testament, Book of Revelation, written by John of Patmos. In ca. AD, Ignatius of Antioch wrote a number of epistles among them to the people of Smyrna and its bishop, Polycarp.

The latter martyred during the middle of the 2nd century AD. Martyrdom of Polycarp, letter that describes the death by burning of Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna in Asia Minor.

It was sent to the Christian church in Philomelium, Asia Minor, from the church in Smyrna (modern İzmir, Tur.) and is the oldest authentic account of an early Christian martyr’s death.

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Saint Polycarp of Smyrna, considered to be a link between the patristic and the apostolic ages, is believed to have been a disciple of John the Apostle himself. Thus, he is inferred to be an important Christian theologian; an Apostolic father, alongside Ignatius; the bishop of Antioch and Clement and the bishop of Rome.

The Martyrdom of Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, in the Year and of Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna by Polycarp Ignatius and a great selection of related books, art. St. Polycarp of Smyrna, was converted to Christianity by St. John the Evangelist. He was a disciple of the apostles and friend of St.

Ignatius of Antioch. He was ordained bishop of Smyrna. Polycarp served as bishop of Smyrna for some six decades, from the closing years of the first century to the mid-second century.

The early-third-century theologian Tertullian writes in chapter 32 of his Prescription Against Heretics that, according to “original records,” it was the apostle John himself who ordained Polycarp to that office.

Polycarp Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Polycarp was a prominent Christian figure in Roman Asia during the second century. He was probably born around 69 C.E. in Smyrna which was later renamed as Izmir in modern day Turkey. Apostle John, one of the original Disciples of Christ, ordained him as the Bishop of Smyrna.

He also knew many other prominent figures of the early Christian. The Church at Smyrna, of which Polycarp was the bishop, was one of those addressed by Christ in the Revelation. Christ told them that persecution was about to come upon them and promised a crown of life to those who were faithful unto death.

If he had done nothing else, Polycarp would have been worthy of Church history books as an “Apostolic Father,” a disciple of St. John, a defender of orthodoxy, the bishop of Smyrna, the friend.

The Martyrdom of Polycarp Online Resources for Martyrdom of Polycarp. Kirsopp Lake’s Introduction Roberts-Donaldson Introduction Handbook of Patrology: St. Polycarp and the Acts of His Martyrdom Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Polycarp Offline Resources for Martyrdom of Polycarp.

Blomfield Jackson, St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (Church History ). Saint Polycarp was a disciple of Saint John the Theologian, the apostle and author of the New Testament books of John and Revelation. He was ordained by Saint John as the fifth bishop of Smyrna.

Life. Very little is known of Papias apart from what can be inferred from his own writings. He is described as "an ancient man who was a hearer of John and a companion of Polycarp" by Polycarp's disciple Irenaeus (c. ). Eusebius adds that Papias was Bishop of Hierapolis around the time of Ignatius of Antioch.

In this office Papias was presumably succeeded by Abercius of ted in: Roman Catholic Church, Eastern .Today, Febru the Catholic Church celebrates the Memorial of Saint Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr. Polycarp (AD 69–c) was the Bishop of Smyrna (modern-day Izmir, Turkey), one of the early Christian bishoprics known as the Seven Churches of Asia (along with Ephesus, Pergamum, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and Thyatira).

His Letter to the Philippians is among [ ].The Martyrdom of Saint Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna CHAPTER 1 We have written unto you, brethren, the things respecting those who were martyred, and concerning the blessed Polycarp, who made the persecution to cease, having as it were set his seal to it by his testimony.