Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar zu den Actus Vercellenses
[The Acts of Peter: Text, German Translation, and Commentary on the Actus Vercellenses]
Ed. by Döhler, Marietheres
Aims and Scope
The Actus Vercellenses narrates the struggle between the Apostle Peter and the Simon the Magician along with Peter’s martyrdom. This critical edition includes a close textual German translation, and provides a comprehensive introduction to this central part of the apocryphal Acts of Peter. Detailed commentary enhances the entertaining literary piece, revealing its value as a source of information on early Christian beliefs and institutions.