Paul and Thecla, Acts of Sts

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An apocryphal work which is part of the ‘Acts of St Paul’. It describes how Paul preached the benefits of chastity at Iconium and won St Thecla away from Thamyris, to whom she was betrothed. Paul was charged before the civil authorities and beaten, while Thecla was condemned to death but miraculously saved.

Subjects: Christianity.

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