- Till a few years ago, owing to Christian interpolations, it was taken to be a Christian apocryph, written originally in Greek in the 2nd century A.D.
- - This apocryph is variously named.
- In its fullest form this apocryph consists of sixteen chapters, but i.
- According to the Apocryph of Paul, cited by Clement, Hystaspes foretold the conflict of the Messiah with many kings and His advent.
- Our apocryph upholds the Pharisaic contention.