Friday, February 8, 2008


On page 30 of Flavel's Mystery of Providence we encounter the names of Polycarp and Dionysius the Areopagite. We are told that the fire would not touch them. A longer account is given of Polycarp's martyrdom by John Foxe in his classic Foxes Book of Martyrs. That account can be read here. A much more concise account is given by William Howitt:

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From The History of the Supernatural in All Ages and Nations: And in All Churches ... By William Howitt

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