The Martyrdom of the Holy Polycarp
The Martyrdom of the Holy Polycarp
Church at Smyrna

Table of Contents

Title Page

Internal evidence goes far to establish the credit which Eusebius lends


Chapter I.--Subject of which we write.

Chapter II.--The wonderful constancy of the martyrs.

Chapter III.--The constancy of Germanicus. The death of Polycarp is demanded.

Chapter IV.--Quintus the apostate.

Chapter V.--The departure and vision of Polycarp.

Chapter VI.--Polycarp is betrayed by a servant.

Chapter VII.--Polycarp is found by his pursuers.

Chapter VIII.--Polycarp is brought into the city.

Chapter IX.--Polycarp refuses to revile Christ.

Chapter X.--Polycarp confesses himself a Christian.

Chapter XI.--No threats have any effect on Polycarp.

Chapter XII.--Polycarp is sentenced to be burned.

Chapter XIII.--The funeral pile is erected.

Chapter XIV.--The prayer of Polycarp.

Chapter XV.--Polycarp is not injured by the fire.

Chapter XVI.--Polycarp is pierced by a dagger.

Chapter XVII.--The Christians are refused Polycarp's body.

Chapter XVIII.--The body of Polycarp is burned.

Chapter XIX.--Praise of the martyr Polycarp.

Chapter XX.--This epistle is to be transmitted to the brethren.

Chapter XXI.--The date of the martyrdom.

Chapter XXII.--Salutation.

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