The current consensus among leading Hippolytan scholars like Allen Brent, Christoph Markschies, and Manlio Simonetti is that there are at least two writers to whom the Hippolytan corpus can be attributed.
The birth of the document called the Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus of Rome took place in 1910 when Eduard Schwartz claimed to have found the lost Hippolytan document inscribed on the statue in a canonical collection of the patriarchate of Alexandria.
2) See my survey of modern Hippolytan research in the chapter, `Hippolytus, Ps.
He also notes that John 19: 30 is alluded to, but thinks the Hippolytan text a mixture from Luke 23: 46 and John 10: 30.
neither an early third-century date nor Hippolytan
authorship can be assumed any longer for the Apostolic Tradition, then a claim of the document's authority for representing the "crisis" between Church and pagan culture in that period loses its force and credibility.
Heid's research on the Hippolytan
Antichrist is full of interest.
Such a scholar is Brent, and his large and impressive book will, at the very least, mark an epoch in Hippolytan