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The accounts of the martyrdom of Paul can be grouped into two main narratives: one centered solely around Paul, and the other addressing the joint martyrdoms of Peter and Paul. There is variation…

Date: 57-69 CE
Type of Persecution: Imprisonment, Decapitation
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Paul, Nero, Patroclus, Titus, Luke, Peter, Simon the Sorcerer

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The following derives from a late fourth century sermon by Asterius, bishop of Amasea.

Asterius describes how he came upon a painting detailing a scene from Euphemia’s death. This holy woman, he…

Date: 303 CE
Type of Persecution: Beaten, Imprisonment, Burned at the Stake
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Euphemia, Diocletian

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The two texts, The Passio Altera (the longer text) and the Martrydom of the Holy Great Martyr Demetrios (the shorter text), depict Demetrios as a teacher of the faith, capable of interceding on…

Date: 304-308 CE
Type of Persecution: Imprisonment, Stabbed
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Demetrios, Maximian, Nestor, Lyaios, Leontios , Loupus

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After Jesus’ ascension, the apostles cast lots to divide the nations among themselves to evangelize. When Thomas’ lot falls to India, he is reluctant to go, and Jesus appears to him in a vision…

Date: 72 CE
Type of Persecution: Imprisonment, Stabbed
Nature of Conflict: Other
Participants: Thomas, Siphor, Charisius, Mygdonia, Misdaeus, Tertia, Vazan

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The apostle Andrew, after traveling widely and performing many miracles and conversions, came to be in Patras, Greece. Andrew preached to the believers there in the home of Maximilla, a Christian and…

Date: 60-70 CE
Type of Persecution: Imprisonment, Crucifixion
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Andrew, Maximilla, Aegeates
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