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The whole tradition is similar to the oral tradition among many that Peter was once bishop of the church at Rome.
There is not one verse of scripture or trustworthy piece of historical evidence can be cited to support it.
where Peter endures a passion like his Lord’s; where Paul wins his crown in a death like John’s!
where the Apostle John was first plunged, unhurt, into boiling oil, and thence remitted to his island-exile.” The universal tradition of the early church is that Peter and Paul suffered martyrdom under Nero at Rome.
One thing that is clear is that your eschatology is based on the dating of the book of Revelation.
Most commentators and bible scholars believe the book of Revelation was written in 96 A. Lay people often assume this date to be correct since this is the most commonly accepted date.
Tertullian clearly joins John’s death in both time and place to those of the other apostles.
The oldest of these is dated to within about one hundred years of the pens of the inspired writers.
As we shall see, based on evidence that agrees with the context of the book that the book was written sometime between 56-70 A. and is primarily concerned with the church’s victory over the persecutions of Nero and the Jews, and the destruction of Jerusalem by Rome.
There is no reliable evidence that John was banished to Patmos by Domitian.
They never imagine that the same teachers who interpret the book wrong, date it wrong also.
It’s dating has been assigned more by tradition than by solid evidence.Tertullian places John’s martyrdom at Rome at the time of Peter and Paul: “Since, moreover, you are close upon Italy, you have Rome, from which there comes even into our own hands the very authority (of apostles themselves).