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We still have the authentic account of their martyrdom ("Acta SS.", April, II, 104-19; Otto, "Corpus Apologetarum", III, Jena, 1879, 266-78; P. The examination ends as follows: "The Prefect Rusticus says: Approach and sacrifice, all of you, to the gods.Justin says: No one in his right mind gives up piety for impiety.Christian apologist, born at Flavia Neapolis, about A. Leo XIII had a Mass and an Office composed in his honour and set his feast for 14 April. Two "Apologies" bearing his name and his "Dialogue with the Jew Tryphon" have come down to us.Flavia Neapolis, his native town, founded by Vespasian (A. 72), was built on the site of a place called Mabortha, or Mamortha, quite near Sichem (Guérin, "Samarie", I, Paris, 1874, 390-423; Schürer, "History of the Jewish People", tr., I, Edinburgh, 1885).Its inhabitants were all, or for the most part, pagans.He received a good education in philosophy, an account of which he gives us at the beginning of his "Dialogue with the Jew Tryphon"; he placed himself first under a Stoic, but after some time found that he had learned nothing about God and that in fact his master had nothing to teach him on the subject.
about his studies in philosophy and his conversion; they are not, however, an autobiography, but are partly idealized, and it is necessary to distinguish in them between poetry and truth; they furnish us however with several precious and reliable clues.
The names of the father and grandfather of Justin suggest a pagan origin, and he speaks of himself as uncircumcised (Dialogue, xxviii).
The date of his birth is uncertain, but would seem to fall in the first years of the second century.
This account cannot be taken too literally; the facts seem to be arranged with a view to showing the weakness of the pagan philosophies and of contrasting them with the teachings of the Prophets and of Christ.
The main facts, however, may be accepted; the works of Justin seem to show just such a philosophic development as is here described, Eclectic, but owing much to Stoicism and more to Platonism.
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