We inquired, and learned that the lions of Smyrna consisted of the ruins of the ancient citadel, whose broken and prodigious battlements frown upon the city from a lofty hill just in the edge of the town--the Mount Pagus of Scripture, they call it; the site of that one of the Seven Apocalyptic Churches of Asia which was located here in the first century of the Christian era; and the grave and the place of martyrdom of the venerable Polycarp
, who suffered in Smyrna for his religion some eighteen hundred years ago.
For myself, I swear by the learned Polycarp
that I have most ease with Hebrew, and after that perchance with Arabian.
They accused him of running the show since Polycarp
Igathe resigned as Deputy Governor.
Leigh Gibson makes a compelling case for the role of Jewish Christianity and the concern for purity at an earlier stage of the writing of the Martyrdom of Polycarp
Ranging from the second-century Martyrdom of Polycarp
to the late medieval lives of St.
At first sight the hagiographer's statement that Polycarp
'was martyred on the second day of the first half of the month of Xanthicus, the seventh day before the kalends of March, a great sabbath, at the eighth hour' looks like a piece of chronological precision aimed at combining Smyrnaean, Roman, and Christian terminology.
Arinze, president of the Council for Inter-religious Dialogue; Jaime Pedro Gonzalves, archbishop of Beira, Mozambique; and Polycarp
Pengo, archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
JUBILEE Party's strongman in Busia, Polycarp
Onyango, met his match when he challenged Matayos MP Geoffrey Odanga to ensure there is security in Busia County, 'Now that you have sworn in Raila Odinga as your President, we hope you ensure Busia has good security.
Following the resignation of Nairobi Deputy Governor Polycarp
Igathe over what he said was not being allowed to run the administration of the county, the deputies want their roles defined to avoid conflicts in future.
It analyzes the letter from the Roman church known as 1 Clement, the Didache, the epistles of Ignatius of Antioch and of Polycarp
, the Epistle of Barnabas, and the so-called 2 Clement.
An error in the list of abbreviations credits Polycarp
with a letter to the Philadelphians (it was Ignatius) rather than to the Philippians.
His sentiments come a few days after his deputy Polycarp
Igathe left office after resigning.