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Montanus, Lucius, and Companions
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The text commonly known as The Martyrdom of Montanus, Lucius, and Their Companions is transmitted in 18 extant manuscripts under various titles, the most accepted of which is: Actus et visio martyrum Luci Montani et ceterorum comitum quod est X Kal. Iunii (i.e. May 23). The earliest extant manuscript (though not necessarily the most reliable one) is Codex Augiensis XXXII, dated to around 840 CE. Critical editions and/or translations include T. Ruinart (16…

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Litfin, Bryan M., “Montanus, Lucius, and Companions”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 28 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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