St. Peter I of Alexandria

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Peter I of Alexandria’s time as bishop included the severe persecution of Christianity from Roman Emperor Diocletian, which began in 303, and continued intermittently over the next ten years.  During this persecution, Peter was imprisoned and beheaded.  He is considered the 17th Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria by the Coptic Orthodox Church.

Extant Writings:

  • The Genuine Acts
  • The Canonical Epistle
  • Fragments

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