Category: Early Christian Fathers

Justin the Martyr

The First Apology of Saint Justin the Martyr

To the Emperor Titus Ælius Adrianus Antoninus Pius Augustus Cæsar, and to his son Verissimus the Philosopher, and to Lucius the Philosopher, the natural son of Cæsar, and the adopted son of Pius, a lover of learning, and to the sacred Senate, with the whole People of the Romans, I, Justin, the son of Priscus and grandson of Bacchius, natives of Flavia Neapolis in Palestine, present this address and petition in behalf of those of all nations who are unjustly hated and wantonly abused, myself being one of them.

MARTYRDOM OF POLYCARP

Martyrdom of Polycarp Written by  the Clergy of the Church of Smyrna Text taken from the Ante-Nicene Fathers series, vol. i; with corrections by M.C.

EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS

Polycarp of Smyrna, Epistle to the Philippians Written by Polycarp of Smyrna Text taken from the Ante-Nicene Fathers series, vol. i; with corrections by M.C.