Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. POLYCARP

Christian Saint

Also known as Polýkarpos

Bishop of Smyrna and Martyr

The Apostles were now all gone and no one knew exactly when Easter should be. Then there was a proliferation of plagues and this poor old Bishop was asked to change his mind about things.

“What — from better to worse? It can’t be done.” So it was decided to do away with him.

He wouldn’t burn either, so they had to behead him.

St. Polycarp Facts and Figures

Name: Polycarp
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Polýkarpos

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 070-156
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 130

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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