Two Hagiographic Notes St. Simon – Apostle of Cimmerian Bosporus?
9 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Date Written: April 8, 2016
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
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