Justin Martyr and Philosopher (c. 100-c. 165). First Apology addressed to Antonius Pius and his adopted sons. How would you date the apology? Hint: Look up Apol . 1. 46. Dialog with Trypho is placed in the time of Jewish War. Justin’s birth place: Flavia Neapolis (Nablus) in Palestine.
Justin’s birth place: Flavia Neapolis (Nablus) in Palestine
Hadrian sacrificing to Apollo
“I beg you, child, to look at the heavens and the earth and see all that is in them; then you will know that God did not make them out of existing things; and in the same way the human race came into existence. (2 Maccabees 7: 28).”
“God, who dwells in the heavens, and made out of nothing the things that exist, and multiplied and increased them on account of His holy Church, is angry with you for having sinned against me.”
Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 1. 1.
Mithraeum (1st c. C. E.) under the Church of San Clemente in Rome
112 p. Trajan
203 m. Perpetua
249-51 p. Decius
35-107 Ignatius of Antioch
84-160Marcion; 100-160 Justin
130-200 Irenaeus of Lyons
150-215 Clement of Alexandria