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martyrs of the Coliseum

A. J. O"Reilly

martyrs of the Coliseum

or, Historical records of the great amphitheatre of ancient Rome

by A. J. O"Reilly

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Published by P. J. Kenedy & sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colosseum (Rome, Italy),
  • Martyrs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Rev. A. J. O"Reilly.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 447 p.
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18034824M

    THE MARTYRS OF THE COLISEUM OR HISTORICAL RECORDS OF THE GREAT AMPITHEATER OF ANCIENT ROME By Fr. A. J. O'Reilly, D.D. MEXICAN MARTYRDOM By Fr. Wilfrid Parsons, S.J. THE OLD WORLD AND AMERICA By Most Rev. Philip J. Furlong. OUR PIONEERS AND PATRIOTS By Bishop Furlong. PHILIP II () By William Thomas .   In John Foxe’s famous Book of Martyrs (which rounded up the most popular traditions known in the sixteenth century), the entry for Matthew states: “The scene of his labors was Parthia, and Ethiopia, in which latter country he suffered martyrdom, being slain with a halberd in the city of Nadabah, A.D. ”.

    The martyrs of the Coliseum historical records of the great amphitheatre of ancient Rome / by A.J. O'Reilly. The martyrs of the Coliseum, or, historical records of the great amphitheatre of ancient Rome [Colosseum] [Origin and early history of the Coliseum -- Entertainments and spectacles -- Christians -- First martyr -- St. Ignatius -- Roman general -- Young bishop -- Sardinian youth -- St. Alexander -- Senators -- Marinus -- Martina -- Persian kings.

    The Martyrs of the Coliseum: Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Martyrs of the Coliseum: Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome. Author. O'Reilly, A J. Publisher. Andesite Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping &dollar. The Rev. Father A. J. O’Reilly, D.D., was a priest and author of the nineteenth century. His The Martyrs of the Coliseum, or Historical Records of the Great Amphitheater of Ancient Rome chronicles the miraculous faith and passions of such holy men as St. Ignatius of Antioch, Pope St. Stephen, St. Alexander, and many O’Reilly’s work was published in by D. & .


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The Actes and Monuments, popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, is martyrs of the Coliseum book work of Protestant history and martyrology by Protestant English historian John Foxe, first published in by John includes a polemical account of the sufferings of Protestants under the Catholic Church, with particular emphasis on England and book was highly influential in those Author: John Foxe.

The Martyrs of the Coliseum is an excellent collection of lives of the pre-schism western martyrs of the Christian faith, written by a Roman Catholic priest. The vernacular is somewhat scholarly and at times a bit archaic - but as the /5(11). Here is told both the fascinating history of the Roman Coliseum and the lives and deaths of many famous Roman martyrs, such as St.

Ignatius of Antioch, St. Prisca, Pope St. Stephen, St. Vitus and companions, St. Marinus, St. Martina, etc. Tells the heroism of the martyrs, the cruelty of the Roman mob, and the incredible miracles God worked on behalf of His saints.4/5(12).

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John Fox's famous book detailing the lives, sufferings and triumphant deaths of the early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs. Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die -- one of the great English classics Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when "a noble army, men and boys, the.

The martyrs of the coliseum historical records of the great amphitheatre of ancient Rome 6th ed., corr. & enl. by the author. -- by A. O'Reilly. Published by Hunter, Rose in Toronto.

According to John Foxe, in his famous book of martyrs, “From the day Telemachus fell dead in the Coliseum, no other fight of gladiators was ever held there.” Such was the legacy of a man who dared to jump over a wall and declare that an aspect of popular cultural entertainment was ungodly and unlawful.

The martyrs of the coliseum: historical records of the great amphitheatre of ancient Rome by O'Reilly, A. (Augustine J.) Publication date Topics Martyrs, Rome (Italy) -- Colosseum Publisher Toronto: Hunter, Rose Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly - University of TorontoPages: The Martyrs of the Coliseum or Historical Records of the Great Amphitheater of Ancient Rome - eBook () by A.J.

O'Reilly Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Ebook. : The Martyrs of the Coliseum: Historical Records of the Great Amphitheater of Ancient Rome: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall The covers and spine have edge wear with the head and heel of the spine frayed and the corners bumped.

The covers are rubbed a bit, the back board is soiled and there is some light spotting. The spine has darkened a bit and. The Colosseum: a Symbol of Martyrs. Interview With Fabrizio Bisconti of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Archaeology. By H. Sergio Mora. ROME, 03 April (ZENIT) This year again on Good Friday, the Colosseum was the magnificent framework of.

Pope John Paul II, in Good Friday rite near Colosseum, Rome, carries wooden cross, and in homily compares present-day believers suffering hardship because of their faith to early Christian martyrs.

FOXE'S BOOK OF MARTYRS By John Foxe Introduction Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die--one of the great English classics. Interesting as fiction, because it is written with both passion and tenderness, it tells the dramatic story of some of the most thrilling periods in Christian Size: KB.

Foxe's Book of Martyrs, CHAPTER II The Ten Primitive Persecutions The First Persecution, Under Nero, A.D. The first persecution of the Church took place in the y under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome. This monarch reigned for the space of five years, with tolerable credit to himself, but then gave way to the greatest extravagancy.

THE COLISEUM AND THE MARTYRS Pope St. Pius () is said to have recommended persons desirous of obtaining relics to procure some sand from the arena of the Coliseum, which, the pope declared, was impregnated with the blood of martyrs.

The opinion of the saintly pontiff, however, does not seem to have been shared by his contemporaries. The. Read "The Martyrs of the Coliseum or Historical Records of the Great Amphitheater of Ancient Rome" by A. O'Reilly available from Rakuten Kobo.

Here is told both the fascinating history of the Roman Coliseum and the lives and deaths of many famous Roman martyrs, s Brand: TAN Books. Greetings fellow Christians. Before a recent trip to Rome, I read The Martyrs of the Coliseum written by Father A.J.

O’ Reilly in the late 19th century. Although some of the accounts of martyrdom seemed overdramatized and difficult to believe, it was clear that Christians were murdered in the great Colisseum for not sacrificing to the emperor and Roman gods. The Colosseum: a Symbol of Martyrs I developed the theme of this thinking in my last book published in February, titled “The First Christian, the Stories, the Monuments and the Figures.

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum: Or, Historical Records of the Amphitheatre of Rome. Author. O'Reilly, Augustine J. Publisher. Franklin Classics. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free. Martyrs of the Coliseum episode of "The Download," Christine Niles discusses the heroism of the early Christians recounted in the excellent book "Martyrs of the Coliseum.".