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Unlike in the cases of many other early Christian martyrs, the account of Matthew’s martyrdom is not generally agreed upon. Many different accounts exist, and they do not reach a consensus; some…

Date: 60 CE
Type of Persecution: Burned at the Stake, Stabbed, Decapitation
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians, Other
Participants: Matthew, Fulvanus/Fulbanus/Bulphamnus, Festus/Augustus, Candacis, Ephigenia

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After Jesus’ ascension, the apostles cast lots to divide the nations among themselves to evangelize. When Thomas’ lot falls to India, he is reluctant to go, and Jesus appears to him in a vision…

Date: 72 CE
Type of Persecution: Imprisonment, Stabbed
Nature of Conflict: Other
Participants: Thomas, Siphor, Charisius, Mygdonia, Misdaeus, Tertia, Vazan
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