Two Hagiographic Notes St. Simon – Apostle of Cimmerian Bosporus?

9 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2016

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Andrey Vinogradov

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Date Written: April 8, 2016

Abstract

The article is dedicated to two topics. One is the legend about Apostle Simon, who preached on Cymmerian Bosporus according a 4th-c. tradition later forgotten and replaced by the legend about Apostle Andrew, where Simon was only one of his companions. The second part is concerning future critical edition of the Martyrium of St. Marina including classification of its manuscripts.

Keywords: hagiography, Byzantium, Apostle Simon, St. Marina, Bosporos, Caucasus, Crimea, manuscripts, critical edition

JEL Classification: Z

Suggested Citation

Vinogradov, Andrey, Two Hagiographic Notes St. Simon – Apostle of Cimmerian Bosporus? (April 8, 2016). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 127/HUM/2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2760875 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2760875

Andrey Vinogradov (Contact Author)

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

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Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

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