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Acta Petri

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

Series:Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur 171

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    December 2017
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    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.


    xiii, 382 pages
    Latin, German
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    Apokrypha; Acts of Apostles; St. Peter; miracle story

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    Marietheres Döhler, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany.

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