Ante-Nicene Fathers/Volume II/ATHENAGORAS/A Plea for the Christians

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Ante-Nicene Fathers Vol. II by Athenagoras of Athens, translated by Benjamin Plummer Pratten
A Plea for the Christians

A Plea[1] For the Christians

By Athenagoras the Athenian: Philosopher and Christian

To the Emperors Marcus Aurelius Anoninus and Lucius Aurelius Commodus, conquerors of Armenia and Sarmatia, and more than all, philosophers.



  1. Literally, “embassy.” [By this name best known to scholars.]