Ascension of Isaiah

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An apocryphal work well known in the early Church. The first part (chs. 1–5) describes the circumstances of Isaiah's martyrdom; the second (chs. 6–11) his ascent in ecstasy through the heavens and the revelations made to him there. The work is now thought to be of Christian origin, the first part dating from the 2nd cent., the second from the late 1st.

Subjects: Christianity.

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