Waddington's Inscriptions of Syria may also be consulted; Dussaud (Rene) and Frederic Macler, Voyage archeologique au Safi et dans le Djabel ed-Druz (1901).
In that year appeared Waddington's Mdmoire sur la chronologie de la vie du rheteur Aelius Aristide, in which it was shown from a most acute combination of circumstances that the Quadratus whose name is mentioned in the Martyrium was proconsul of Asia in 155-156, and that consequently Polycarp was martyred on the 23rd of February 155.
Waddington's conclusion has received overwhelming support amongst recent critics.
The only point upon which there is division of opinion is as to whether Waddington's date 155, or - as is suggested by Lipsius and supported by C. H.
Of the older histories Waddington's Congregational History in 5 vols.
Handlyng Synne, a poem of nearly 13,000 lines, is a free translation, with many additions and amplifications, from William of Waddington's Manuel des Pechiez.
It was edited, with Waddington's text in parallel columns, by F.