The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Surnamed Theophoros, an Apostolic Father of the Church, Bishop of Antioch; died a martyr at Rome about 115, by exposure to wild beasts, in the amphitheatre; is represented in Christian art as accompanied by lions, or exposed to them chained; left epistles which, if genuine as we have them, establish prelacy as the order of government in the primitive Church, and lay especial stress on the twofold nature of Christ.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ignatius, St.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/i/ignatius-st.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.