- Saint,a.d. 69?–155, bishop of Smyrna and a Christian martyr.
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Twelve other christians, who had been intimate with Polycarp, were soon after martyred.Fox's Book of Martyrs
Bishop Polycarp Mller confessed that he could never understand it.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
Polycarp must have been a contemporary of St. John for about twenty years.
St. Peter says the mockers will come; Polycarp says in his day they had come.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. Peter
J. Rawson Lumby
While again Polycarp, in his Epistle to the Philippians, ch.
- Saint. ?69–?155 ad, Christian martyr and bishop of Smyrna, noted for his letter to the church at Philippi. Feast day: Feb 23