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Pseudo-Marcellus is an early Christian document. It is a reworking of apocryphal traditions concerning the martyrdom of Paul.[1][2]

In the text the emperor Nero's fury after the breakdown of the magician Simon is immediate cause for Peter's (and Paul's) martyrdom.[3][4]


  1. ^ The Martyrdom of St. Paul: Historical and Judicial Context, ...Harry W. Tajra - 1994 - Page 143 "I. The Pseudo-Marcellus Re-Working of the Tale of Paul's Martyrdom 1,1. Introduction The Ps-Marcellus re-working of the earlier apocryphal accounts of Paul's martyrdom is preserved in three different recensions, which Lipsius presented in ..."
  2. ^ Harry W. Tajra. The martyrdom of St. Paul: historical and judicial context, traditions, and legends. Mohr Siebeck. pp. 143–. ISBN 978-3-16-146239-9. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Els Rose (2009). Ritual Memory: The Apocryphal Acts and Liturgical Commemoration in the Early Medieval West (c. 500-1215). BRILL. pp. 257–. ISBN 978-90-04-17171-8. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  4. ^ David A. Wells (2004). The Central Franconian Rhyming Bible: Mittelfränkische Reimbibel. Rodopi. pp. 142–. ISBN 978-90-420-0860-1. Retrieved 13 November 2012.