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;108-124 (3rd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Trajan and continuing under Emperor Hadrian.
 
;108-124 (3rd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Trajan and continuing under Emperor Hadrian.
*c.120 Martyrdom of [[Eleutherios]] and his mother Anthia.
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*c.120 Martyrdom of [[Eleutherios of Illyria|Eleutherios]], Bp. of Illyria, and his mother Anthia, [[December 15]].
 
*c.130 Death of [[Apostle Quadratus]], of the Seventy; [[Papias]], bishop of Heriopolis and apostolic father.
 
*c.130 Death of [[Apostle Quadratus]], of the Seventy; [[Papias]], bishop of Heriopolis and apostolic father.
 
*138 [[Telephorus of Rome|Telephorus]], bishop of Rome, the only 2nd-century pope who's martyrdom is historically verifiable.
 
*138 [[Telephorus of Rome|Telephorus]], bishop of Rome, the only 2nd-century pope who's martyrdom is historically verifiable.

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Second Century (101-200) the sub-Apostolic Age

More commonly referred to as the "sub-Apostolic age", begins and ends with the second century.

  • 105 Plutarch, bishop of Byzantium (Constantinople)
  • 107 c, Symeon the Zealot (Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13), 2nd bishop of Jerusalem, is crucified [1] at the age of 120, location disputed; c, Ignatius, 3rd bishop of Antioch, martyred in Rome (or c, 115).
108-124 (3rd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Trajan and continuing under Emperor Hadrian.
  • c.120 Martyrdom of Eleutherios, Bp. of Illyria, and his mother Anthia, December 15.
  • c.130 Death of Apostle Quadratus, of the Seventy; Papias, bishop of Heriopolis and apostolic father.
  • 138 Telephorus, bishop of Rome, the only 2nd-century pope who's martyrdom is historically verifiable.
  • 155 Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna, martyred by being burned to death in the arena in Smyrna.citation needed
  • 160 Marcian, heretic, dies.
  • 165 Valentium, Gnostic heretic, dies; Justin Martyr and disciples denounced as Christian, scourged and beheaded for refusing to sacrifice; Peregrinus Proteus becomes Christian and leader of a synagogue, then takes up the life of a Cynic. He ends his life by burning himself on a pyre at the Olympiad of 165 in Athens.
177-180 (4th) Persecutions of Christians under Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180).
  • 177 Pothinus, bishop of Lyons, Blandina, Ponticus at others martyr in Lyons dying in the "odor of sanctity".
  • 180 Dyfan of Merthyr first martyr in British Isles, May 14; The twelve Scillitan Martyrs [2] executed in Scillium of North Africa the earliest documented martyrdom of the Church of Africa, July 17; Marcus Aurelius dies of plague.
  • 190 Melito, bishop of Sardis, dies.
  • c.200-202 Irenaeus of Lyons dies, possibly martyrdom.



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