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The Passion of S. Perpetua

Newly Edited From the MSS. With an Introduction and Notes Together With an Appendix Containing the Original Latin Text of the Scillitan Martyrdom.

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Published by The University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perpetua, Saint, d. 203.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy J. Armitage Robinson B.D., Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Christ"s College Cambridge
    SeriesTexts and Studies: Contributions to Biblical and Patristic Literature. Volume I. No. 2. [History of religions preservation project -- MN05140.3]
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14028561M
    OCLC/WorldCa37888757

    Journey to ancient Carthage in North Africa to uncover the fascinating true story of a courageous young woman of the early church who dared to claim Jesus as her Lord in the face of Roman opposition. Explore the cultural, political, and religious events surrounding this story of steadfast faith!. This young mother, along with other new belivers, held firm in her faith against the Roman Empire. The resonances of the language and imagery of the Passion of Perpetua with Jewish apocalyptic literature has long been recognized. A comparison of the morphological features of the Passion of Perpetua with those of apocalyptic literature reveals that.

    The document, The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, shows just how mighty and fearless the faith of the martyrs were in Rome around A.D. in which our story takes place. During the rule of Diocletian, Christianity was not the religion of popular belief. Many of Romans practiced po. Chapter 1. Argument.— When the Saints Were Apprehended, St. Perpetua Successfully Resisted Her Father's Pleading, Was Baptized with the Others, Was Thrust into a Filthy Dungeon. Anxious About Her Infant, by a Vision Granted to Her, She Understood that Her Martyrdom Would Take Place Very Shortly. 1.

    The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity narrates their death. [6] [7] According to the passion narrative, a slave named Revocatus, his fellow slave Felicitas, the two free men Saturninus and Secundulus, and Perpetua, who were catechumens – that is, Christians being instructed in the faith but not yet baptized – were arrested and executed at the military games in celebration of the Emperor Septimius Severus 's .   Perpetua writes, “We understood that it was to be a passion, and we ceased henceforth to have any hope in this world.” Perpetua’s father continued to be a source of stress, not understanding her devotion, and later came to her hearing, her son in his arms.


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--Joyce E. Salisbury, author of Perpetua's Passion: Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman "At last here is a detailed edition and commentary that provides a close and much-needed analysis of the ancient texts in which this remarkable narrative is by:   The Passion of Ss.

Perpetua and Felicity, MM: A New Edition and Translation of the Latin Text, Together with the Sermons of S. Augustine Upon These Saints (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Septem Author: Perpetua Perpetua. unfortunately, perpetua's diary is segmented throughout the book, making the subject matter more about the history that surrounded the story than the diary itself.

perhaps the title is misleading, the book is expensive and not what i was expecting, but it will be a good historical by: The Passion of S. Perpetua [Perpetua] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Passion of S. Perpetua on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Passion of S. Perpetua: : Books Skip to main content. This book started life as an academic study for a seminar with C. Jung. It was first published in English translation inthen published in German in as a supplement to Jung's volume Aion.

Perpetua was an African Christian martyred in A.D/5(10). Perpetua's Passion studies the third-century martyrdom of a young woman and places it in the intellectual and social context of her age. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in a wealthy Roman household to her imprisonment and death in the arena/5.

Salisbury (Medieval History and Humanities/Univ. of Wisconsin, Green Bay) uses the text of Perpetua's diary, written in prison, to explore this extraordinary young woman's decision to renounce her prosperous life and embrace a horrible death, and to depict in vivid and fascinating detail the world of pagan Rome and the insular community of the early Church, with its emphasis on prophecy and speaking in tongues.

A collection of studies about the Passion of Perpetua, the diary written by the young Christian martyr Perpetua. This intriguing text is edited and translated before a team of distinguished scholars examine it from a wide range of perspectives: literary, narratological, historical.

Perpetua: A Bride, A Martyr, a Passion is an excellent book that focuses attention on a story we don't hear much about today, while enlightening us about ancient Rome -- a setting further back than most historical novels care to consider/5(36).

Information on the Acts of Perpetua and Felicitas. Quasten writes (Patrology, vol. 1, p. ):The Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas gives an account of the martyrdom of three catechumens Saturus, Saturninus and Revocatus, and two young women, Vibia Perpetua, 22 years of age, 'well born, liberally educated, honorably married, having father and mother and two brothers, one like herself a.

The historical novel, Perpetua: A Bride, A Martyr, A Passion, tells the story of a young woman who was martyred in the amphitheater of Carthage in AD. While many martyrs were poor or illiterate, Perpetua was neither, and kept a diary of her arrest and time in prison.

The Martyrdom of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas This is the prison diary of a young woman martyred in Carthage in CE. The beginning and ending are related by an editor/narrator; the central text contains the words of Perpetua herself. A number of young catechumens were arrested, Revocatus and his fellow slave Felicitas, Saturninus andFile Size: 91KB.

Perpetua, in full Vibia Perpetua, (born c. —died March 7,feast day March 7, Carthage [now a residential suburb of Tunis, Tunisia]), Christian martyr who wrote The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, a journal recounting her trial and imprisonment that was continued by a contemporary who described Perpetua’s death in the arena.

Perpetua's Passions is a collection of studies about Perpetua, a young female Christian martyr who was executed in AD. Like her spiritual guide. The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity reveals the Christians’ profound conviction in their faith, the chasm between Roman and Christian communities, and Christian persecution for subverting the Roman cultural norms.

Perpetua’s and Saturus’s accounts reveal a. Perpetua was by far, the BEST book I have read inand one of the top five I have EVER read.

It is a profoundly moving biography/novel of the life of the first female Christian martyr. Amy Peterson's writing is excellent, as she tells the story of the girl who finds Christ and develops her faith in the city of Carthage, known to hate /5. He concludes the book with a complete codicological description of all of the known manuscripts and thorough scholarly indices of the text itself.

Perpetua's prison diary is a revered text of early Christianity, and Heffernan's new translation and commentary brings unprecedented scholarly resources to the much-loved Passion. Winner of the Modern Language Association Prize for a Scholarly Edition One of the most widely read and studied texts composed in Late Antiquity is the prison diary of Vibia Perpetua, a young woman of the elite classes who was martyred in March of the year or C.E.

in Carthage, as part of a civic celebration honoring Caesar Geta. She was well-married and had recently4/5. Perpetua's Passions is a collection of studies about Perpetua, a young female Christian martyr who was executed in AD. Like her spiritual guide, Saturus, Perpetua left a diary, and a few years after their deaths a fellow Christian collected these writings and supplied them with an introduction and epilogue: the so-called Passion of Perpetua.

Perpetua and Felicitas suffered martyrdom in the reign of Septimius Severus, about the year a.d. Tertullian mentions Perpetua, [In the De Anima, cap. lv. as see above.] and a further clue to the date is given in the allusion to the birth-day of “Geta the Caesar,” the son of Septimius is therefore, good reason for rejecting the opinion held by some, that they suffered.

The Passion Of S. Perpetua book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(2).Vibia Perpetua, was executed in the arena in Carthage on 7 March The account of her martyrdom - technically a Passion-is apparently historical and has special interest as much of it was written [section ], in Latin by Perpetua herself before her makes it one of the earliest pieces of writing by a Christian woman.