See also:life we know nothing, unless in accordance with a widely-spread belief he is to be identified with
See also:Nathanael (q.v.) . If so, Bartholomew is probably a patronymic, the apostle's full name being Nathanael Bartolmai, i.e. the son of Tolmai . On the other
See also:hand, according to a Syrian tradition, Bartholomew's
See also:original name was Jesus, which he dropped owing to its being the name of the
See also:Master Himself . In the synoptic gospels Bartholomew is never mentioned except in the lists of the apostles, where his name always appears after
See also:Philip's . He is said to have gone, after the ascension of the
See also:Lord, on a missionary tour to India (then a very wide
See also:geographical designation) where, according to a
See also:story in
See also:Eusebius (H . E. v . 1o), he
See also:left behind him a copy of St
See also:gospel . According to the traditional account he was flayed alive and then crucified with his
See also:head downwards, at Albanopolis in Armenia, or, according to Nicephorus, at Urbanopolis in
See also:Cilicia . In
See also:works of
See also:art he is generally represented with a large
See also:knife, the instrument of his martyrdom, .or, as in Michelangelo's " Last
See also:Judgment," with his own skin
See also:hanging over his
See also:arm . The festival of St Bartholomew is celebrated on the 24th of
See also:August . Ii Dr Nestle has
See also:attention to the fact that in the
See also:translation of Eusebius'
See also:history the name Tolmai, i.e . Bartholomew, takes the place of Matthias, the apostle who was appointed in place of Judas (i .
12, cf. ii . 1, iii . 25 and 29) . If this
See also:identification can be made out there would, in the
See also:list of apostles as finally constituted, be two men who
See also:bore the patronymic Bartholomew . See further Expository Times, ix. pp . 566 if . (1898) .
JOHN BARTHOLOMEW (1831-1893)
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