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Tertullian, On Flight In Persecution, 13

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1. New Testament, John, 7.32, 11.57, 12.9, 12.19, 12.36, 13.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

7.32. The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to arrest him. 11.57. Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had commanded that if anyone knew where he was, he should report it, that they might seize him. 12.9. A large crowd therefore of the Jews learned that he was there, and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead. 12.19. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "See how you accomplish nothing. Behold, the world has gone after him. 12.36. While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light." Jesus said these things, and he departed and hid himself from them. 13.1. Now before the feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that his time had come that he would depart from this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
2. Lucian, The Passing of Peregrinus, 12 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

3. Tertullian, On Flight In Persecution, 9.4 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

4. Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, 5.16-5.20, 5.18.5-5.18.11, 6.1-6.3, 6.21.3, 6.28.1 (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)

5.18.5. And again a little farther on he speaks thus concerning one of their confessors:So also Themiso, who was clothed with plausible covetousness, could not endure the sign of confession, but threw aside bonds for an abundance of possessions. Yet, though he should have been humble on this account, he dared to boast as a martyr, and in imitation of the apostle, he wrote a certain catholic epistle, to instruct those whose faith was better than his own, contending for words of empty sound, and blaspheming against the Lord and the apostles and the holy Church. 5.18.6. And again concerning others of those honored among them as martyrs, he writes as follows:Not to speak of many, let the prophetess herself tell us of Alexander, who called himself a martyr, with whom she is in the habit of banqueting, and who is worshipped by many. We need not mention his robberies and other daring deeds for which he was punished, but the archives contain them. 5.18.7. Which of these forgives the sins of the other? Does the prophet the robberies of the martyr, or the martyr the covetousness of the prophet? For although the Lord said, 'Provide neither gold, nor silver, neither two coats,' these men, in complete opposition, transgress in respect to the possession of the forbidden things. For we will show that those whom they call prophets and martyrs gather their gain not only from rich men, but also from the poor, and orphans, and widows. But if they are confident, let them stand up and discuss these matters, that if convicted they may hereafter cease transgressing. For the fruits of the prophet must be tried; 'for the tree is known by its fruit.' 5.18.9. But that those who wish may know concerning Alexander, he was tried by Aemilius Frontinus, proconsul at Ephesus; not on account of the Name, but for the robberies which he had committed, being already an apostate. Afterwards, having falsely declared for the name of the Lord, he was released, having deceived the faithful that were there. And his own parish, from which he came, did not receive him, because he was a robber. Those who wish to learn about him have the public records of Asia. And yet the prophet with whom he spent many years knows nothing about him! Exposing him, through him we expose also the pretense of the prophet. We could show the same thing of many others. But if they are confident, let them endure the test. 5.18.11. Again, in another part of his work he speaks as follows of the prophets of whom they boast:If they deny that their prophets have received gifts, let them acknowledge this: that if they are convicted of receiving them, they are not prophets. And we will bring a multitude of proofs of this. But it is necessary that all the fruits of a prophet should be examined. Tell me, does a prophet dye his hair? Does a prophet stain his eyelids? Does a prophet delight in adornment? Does a prophet play with tables and dice? Does a prophet lend on usury? Let them confess whether these things are lawful or not; but I will show that they have been done by them. 6.21.3. The mother of the emperor, Mammaea by name, was a most pious woman, if there ever was one, and of religious life. When the fame of Origen had extended everywhere and had come even to her ears, she desired greatly to see the man, and above all things to make trial of his celebrated understanding of divine things. 6.28.1. The Roman emperor, Alexander, having finished his reign in thirteen years, was succeeded by Maximinus Caesar. On account of his hatred toward the household of Alexander, which contained many believers, he began a persecution, commanding that only the rulers of the churches should be put to death, as responsible for the Gospel teaching. Thereupon Origen composed his work On Martyrdom, and dedicated it to Ambrose and Protoctetus, a presbyter of the parish of Caesarea, because in the persecution there had come upon them both unusual hardships, in which it is reported that they were eminent in confession during the reign of Maximinus, which lasted but three years. Origen has noted this as the time of the persecution in the twenty-second book of his Commentaries on John, and in several epistles.
5. Papyri, P.Oxy., 42.3015

6. Pontius Diaconus, Vita Caecilii Cypriani, 7

Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
acta martyrum ix Tabbernee (2007) 218
aemilius frontinus (proconsul) Tabbernee (2007) 218
alexander (martyr from eumeneia) Tabbernee (2007) 218
alexander (montanist) Tabbernee (2007) 218
alexandria,persecution Esler (2000) 245
anonyma (montanist prophetess at pepouza) Tabbernee (2007) 218
anonymous (anti-montanist) Tabbernee (2007) 218
apollonius (anti-montanist) Tabbernee (2007) 218
apostle/s Tabbernee (2007) 252
asia (roman province) Tabbernee (2007) 218
caracalla Esler (2000) 245
christianity,relationship to rome Esler (2000) 245
commodus Esler (2000) 245
elagabalus Esler (2000) 245
martyrdom/martyrs Tabbernee (2007) 218, 252
maximin Esler (2000) 245
oracles/sayings [logia (montanist) Tabbernee (2007) 252
pepouza (near karayakuplu) Tabbernee (2007) 218
persecution,history of Esler (2000) 245
persecutions Tabbernee (2007) 252
pharisees Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 768
prophetess,prophetesses Tabbernee (2007) 218, 252
psychici Tabbernee (2007) 252
revelation Tabbernee (2007) 252
roman empire,judicial procedure Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 768
roman empire,proscription Bickerman and Tropper (2007) 768
rome,persecution of christianity Esler (2000) 245
scapula Esler (2000) 245
septimius severus Esler (2000) 245
severus alexander Esler (2000) 245
tertullian Tabbernee (2007) 252
themiso Tabbernee (2007) 218
voluntary martyrdom ix,xxxvi' Tabbernee (2007) 218
voluntary martyrdom ix,xxxvi Tabbernee (2007) 252