Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

12 Apostles

Some facts about the 12 Apostles and their martyrdom

Bartholomew Aka. Nathaniel. He was flayed alive before being crucified. He was then beheaded.
Andrew The brother of Simon Peter. He was one of the first to follow Jesus. Tradition holds that he was crucified on an “X” shaped cross called a saltire.
Peter Peter was the brother of Andrew. Commissioned by Jesus to lead the Church (1st Pope.) He was crucified under Nero, asking to be crucified upside down because he felt unworthy to die like Jesus did
Philip Introduced Nathaniel to Jesus. He may have been bound to a cross and stoned to death.
Thomas Aka. Didymus ("twin,") Doubting Thomas. Thomas is thought to have been a missionary in India, where he is thought to have built a church. He may have died by arrows and stones. It is then thought that he had a lance run through his body.
James the Greater He was the brother of John (sons of Zebedee; "Sons of Thunder") and was beheaded by Herod Agrippa. His death is the only death of an Apostle mentioned in the scriptures-Acts of the Apostles.
James the Less Aka. Son of Alphaeus,He is traditionally known as the first bishop of Jerusalem. According to tradition, his body was sawed into pieces after he was pushed from the pinnacle of the temple.
John Brother of James. Wrote the 4th Gospel account. John was the first bishop of Ephesus (In Turkey). He is the only Apostle believed to have died a natural death, in spite of many attempts to murder him including poisoning.
Jude Aka. "Judas, not the Iscariot." Some traditions have Sts. Jude and Peter martyred together. He may have traveled throughout the Roman Empire with Peter. Celebrates feast day with Simon on October 28.
Judas Iscariot He betrayed Jesus for a bribe of 30 pieces of silver. Matthew 27:3–10 says that Judas returned the money to the priests and committed suicide by hanging himself. They used the money to buy the potter’s field. Acts gives account of accidental death.
Simon He is also known as Simon the Zealot. A zealot was a person who wanted the Romans out of Israel at any cost because God is the only legitimate ruler.
Matthew Aka. Levi. He was a tax collector. According to legend he died in Ethiopia, killed by a sword wound.
Matthias Matthias replaced Judas Iscariot. Tradition holds that Matthias was stoned to death and then beheaded with an ax.
Created by: Iguanamom
Popular Religion sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards