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Ignatius, Epistles of
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Reliable details of Ignatius of Antioch’s life can only be gleaned from his original letters: neither the post-Eusebian, legendary Antiochene Acts (6th cent. CE) nor John Chrysostom’s 4th-century CE Homilia in S. Ignatium gives us any additional informati…

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Brent, Allen, “Ignatius, Epistles of”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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