Paul Allard


Archaeologist and historian of the persecutions. Editor of “Revue des questions historiques” and president of the Congress of Catholics of Normandy in 1883, he also participated in the International Catholic Scientific Congress held in Paris, 1888-1891. He was a member of the Academy of Rouen, the Academy of the Catholic Religion (Rome), and the Pontifical Academy of Archaeology. He was author of several ecclesiastical histories of the early Christians.




  • Christian Art under the Pagan Emperors
  • Christian Slaves from the Early Days of the Church until the End of the Roman Power in the West
  • Christianity and the Roman Empire
  • History of the Persecutions
  • Julian the Apostate
  • Saint Basil
  • Ten Lessons on the Martyrs

MLA Citation

  • “Paul Allard”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 14 November 2019. Web. 24 February 2021. <>