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The Acts of the Apostles is the 5th book of the New Testament and tells the story of the early Christian community from just after Jesus' death in ~33 CE until just before the Apostle Paul's Martyrdom in Rome in the first half of the 60s CE. It's author, who also wrote the Gospel of Luke, is anonymous. Church tradition says it was authored by a companion of Paul the Apostle known as Luke the Evangelist. It's date of composition is debated. Estimates range from ~62 CE when the text ends to 110 CE.