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Peter's death in Rome? Back to front and upside down

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Contrary to periodic challenges from a viewpoint of historical scepticism or relativism, Jerome's late fourth-century description of Simon Peter may be said to represent a critical and consensual account of the Apostle's demise in Rome as this was reflected in early Christian memory of the first two centuries, both in the East and in the West. Three centuries earlier, the much-debated passage in 1 Clement 5 represents (for all its ambiguities) an integral strand of such living memory - citing...

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10.1017/S0036930606002638

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
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Author
Journal:
SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF THEOLOGY More from this journal
Volume:
60
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-23
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-3065
ISSN:
0036-9306
Language:
English
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pubs:144747
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uuid:e8b18cbc-3a1a-49d1-bd85-5c763deab4aa
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pubs:144747
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144747
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2012-12-19

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