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(Ἰγνάτιος; Ignátios).

[German version]

[1] Bishop of Antioch

Bishop of Antioch, martyr, ranks as an Apostolic Father ( Apostolic Fathers).

[German version]

A. Biography

The person and work of I. cannot be separated from each other because the only certain biographical information is extant in the corpus of letters ascribed to him. Therefore, the position taken in the ‘Ignatian debate’, i.e. …

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Ignatius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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