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* ''[[Foxe's Book of Martyrs]]'' (1563), by John Foxe * ''[[Foxe's Book of Martyrs]]'' (1563), by John Foxe
* ''[[Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs]]'' (1591) by Antonio Gallonio * ''[[Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs]]'' (1591) by Antonio Gallonio
-* ''[[Martyrs Mirror]]'' (1660), by Thieleman J. van Braght, with 104 copper etchings by [[Jan Luyken]]+* ''[[Martyrs Mirror]]'' (1660), by Thieleman J. van Braght, with 104 copper etchings by Jan Luyken
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* [[Religious views on suicide]] * [[Religious views on suicide]]
*[[Ten thousand martyrs]] *[[Ten thousand martyrs]]
-*[[Saint Agnes]] [[stab]]bed (1637) by Francesco Cairo+*[[Agnes of Rome|Saint Agnes]] stab bed (1637) by Francesco Cairo
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A martyr (Greek: μάρτυς, mártys, "witness"; stem μάρτυρ-, mártyr-) is somebody who suffers persecution and death for advocating, refusing to renounce, and/or refusing to advocate a belief or cause, usually a religious one.

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