Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online

Get access

Paul, Acts of
(5,102 words)

The Acts of Paul (Cop. empraksis empaulos k[ata] papostolos, i.e. “the act(s) of Paul according to the apostle” in P.Heid.; i.e. Gk praxeis pa[ulos] in P.Hamb.) is the name of a mid- to late 2nd-century CE Christian literary work. The Acts of Paul is a travel narrative that shares many broad similarities to the literary genre of the Greek Romance, and more specifically offers an alternative, but simi…

Cite this page
Barrier, Jeremy W., “Paul, Acts 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 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00002621>
First published online: 2018



▲   Back to top   ▲