Ignatius of Antioch (/ ɪ ɡ ˈ n eɪ ʃ ə s /; Greek: Ἰγνάτιος Ἀντιοχείας, Ignátios Antiokheías; died c. 108/140 AD), also known as Ignatius Theophorus (Ἰγνάτιος ὁ Θεοφόρος, Ignátios ho Theophóros, lit. "the God-bearing"), was an early Christian writer and Patriarch of Antioch.
St. Ignatius of Antioch, also called Ignatius Theophoros (Greek: “God Bearer”), (died c. 110, Rome; Western feast day October 17; Eastern feast day December 20), bishop of Antioch, Syria (now in Turkey), known mainly from seven highly regarded letters that he wrote during a trip to Rome, as a prisoner condemned to be executed for his beliefs.
Dec 23, 2018 · Ignatius of Antioch (ca 50–ca 110 CE) was an early Christian martyr and an important figure in the early Christian church. He was an "apostolic father," which means he had direct contact with Christ's apostles and the second or third Christian bishop at Antioch in Syria.
Ignatius of Antioch. Earliest post-New Testament martyr. "Now I begin to be a disciple. …. Let fire and cross, flocks of beasts, broken bones, dismemberment … come upon me, so long as I attain ...
Aug 3, 2022 · Who Was Ignatius of Antioch? Ignatius of Antioch had the distinction of being one of the Christians discipled by St. John, and of being one of the early martyred Christians. What can we learn from his short but dramatic life? Lancelot Tucker Freelance writer Aug 03, 2022