Отто Барденхевер. Поликарп Смирнский

§ 10. Polycarp of Smyrna. I . HIS LIFE. — Irenaeus has preserved some precious details concerning Polycarp, the bishop of Smyrna, to whom Ignatius wrote one of his seven Letters. Irenaeus had listened, as a boy, to the discourses of the old bishop, and had «heard him tell of his relations with John (the […]

Отто Барденхевер. Игнатий Антиохийский

§ 9. Ignatius of Antioch. I. TRADITION OF THE SEVEN EPISTLES. Ignatius, called also Theophorus, the second or (if we include St. Peter) the third bishop of Antioch 1, was exposed to wild beasts at Rome 2 under Trajan, i. e. between 98 and 117 3. He was taken from Antioch to Rome in the […]