Let's look at the death place of Saint Antipas, a bishop. The Lord Jesus called him His Faithful Martyr while talking to one of the seven churches, as documented by Apostle John in the Book of Revelation.
Here are The 6 facts surrounding Antipas's death by burning in The New Testament from Scripture and historical sources.
We'll specifically answer the question on where he was martyred.
Where Was Bishop Antipas Martyred?
- Antipas was martyred AD 68 or 92 in Pergamon, Asia Minor.
- Pergamon, the place of Atipas death, is located 26 kilometers from the Aegean coast and northwest of Bergama, Izmir, Asia Minor.
- Antipas' death was by fire in a hollow-life-sized bull that had a fire under its belly.
- Antipas is believed to have died during the reign of Nero or Emperor Domitian of the Roman Empire.
- According to historians, scholars, Christian tradition, and the biblical account, it was because he refused to renounce faith in Christ Jesus.
- He is mentioned by The Lord Jesus Christ Himself in Revelation 2:13