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Thecla: A Martyr?

In Acts of Paul and Thecla A 1:14 (44:14) the phrase ἡ ἁγία μάρτυς Θέκλα, “the holy martyr Thecla” appears. The meaning of the word μάρτυς evolves over time from the act of testifying to dying for a cause. Around … Continue reading

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