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Beheading

75. Attalus

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Attalus, Roastes In An Iron Chair, Cast Before The Wild Beasts, His Throat Cut, And Beheaded, On The River Rhone, About The Year 172

At the time that this awful pressure of conscience continued under the Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, ceasing not until those who endeavored to live a Christian life according to their faith, had ended their lives under many torments, it came to pass that a certain pious Christian, called Attalus, who had been…

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69. Justinus

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Justinus, First Scourged, And Then Beheaded, For The Testimony Of Jesus Christ, A. D. 168

Justinus was called a son of Priscus Bacchus, and was born of Greek parents, at Neapolis in Palestine.

In its proper place we have spoken of the views of Justinus concerning baptism on faith, and have shown that he was sound and correct in them. Now, however, it is proper for us to speak of his spiritual birth, of his heavenly fatherland, and how conclusively he showed that he was a child of God, and a citizen…

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Paul, the Apostle of Christ, Sorely Persecuted, and Finally Beheaded, at Rome, Under the Emperor Nero, A.D. 69

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James, the Son of Zebedee, Put to Death with the Sword, by Herod Agrippa, in Jerusalem, A.D. 45

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