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The Gnostic Apostle Thomas:"Twin" of Jesus

A Saintly Rival

The Gnostic Apostle Thomas: Notes, Chapter 6

General Sources
Berwick, Edward. Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana (1809).
Campbell, F. W. Groves. Apollonius of Tyana 1908 ( Argonaut Reprint, 1968).
Conybeare, F. C. Philostratus: Life of Apollonius (1912) 2 vols.
Dzielska, Maria. Apollonius of Tyana in Legend and History (1980).
Phillimore, J.S. Philostratus. Apollonius of Tyana (1912) 2 vols.


Miraculous birth of Apollonius
Campbell, 9;
Philostratus, 8

Early life of Apollonius
Campbell, 39-62;
Philostratus .

Visit to India
Campbell, 71-9;
J. Wm. McCrindle, Ancient India , as described in classical literature. ( l90l) 191-5.

Confrontation with Domitian
Berwick, 367-73, 420-30;
Conybeare, 393.

Final days of Apollonius
Berwick, 466-86, 490;
Conybeare, 399.

Domnia Julia and Philostratus
Cambridge Ancient History, vol. xii, 31-52, 613-614;
Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , (Milman edition, 1838) vol. i, 217-8, 225-8, 240-1.

The biography as a parody of Jesus' life
Campbell, 9-12;
Berwick, iii.

Review of conflicting attitudes toward Apollonius through the centuries
Dzielska, 152-83, 193-212.

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