Was martyred in Rome during the reign of Nero. Recall that Nero died in A.D. 68.
The TEXTBOOK says that Paul added ideas from Greek philosophy (moderation and discipline) to Jesus’ message. I believe that God’s inspired, inerrant, and infallible Word doesn’t need any help from the Greeks.
Did Greek thinkers like Socrates make fertile the soil to people believing in One, True God? Yes. God uses His Creation for His Purposes.
The rise of Christianity during the period of the Roman Empire brought changes to the status of the Church. From persecuted body to official religion, from Paul to Augustine, followers of Jesus kept the faith that God would see them through both good times and bad.