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Published: 14 February 2018

800 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198811367

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The Roman Martyrs

Introduction, Translations, and Commentary

Michael Lapidge

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Provides the first translations into any language of the Roman passiones martyrum
  • Each translation is provided with detailed commentary on the topography of the Roman shrines where the martyrs were worshipped, and on the bureaucratic machinery by which they were arrested and tried
  • Offers access to a valuable corpus of material on Christian belief and Roman legal process between 425-675