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Perpetua"s passion

the death and memory of a young Roman woman

by Joyce E. Salisbury

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tunisia
    • Subjects:
    • Perpetua, Saint, d. 203,
    • Passio SS. Perpetuae et Felicitatis,
    • Christian saints -- Tunisia -- Biography,
    • Christian martyrs -- Tunisia -- Biography,
    • Christian women saints -- Tunisia -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-222) and index.

      StatementJoyce E. Salisbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1720.P42 S25 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL675772M
      ISBN 100415918367, 0415918375
      LC Control Number97021973

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      Get this from a library! Perpetua's passion: the death and memory of a young Roman woman. [Joyce E Salisbury] -- Tells the story of Vibia Perpetua's arrest and sentence to death after she converted to Christianity, and details the differences between Christianity and . Perpetua's Passion by Joseph J Walsh (Editor) starting at $ Perpetua's Passion has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

        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(1). THE PASSION OF SAINT PERPETUA & HER FRIENDS It happened during the reign of the Emperor Septimus Severus in the Roman Province of Africa at the city of Carthage that the Lady Vibia Perpetua and her friends were executed in the arena on March 7, Here the story is told -- 1. There were apprehended the young catechumens, Revocatus and.


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Perpetua"s passion by Joyce E. Salisbury Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 Perpetuas passion book 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 Cited by: Perpetua is a historical novel based on the real life and death of a young Roman noblewoman.

Perpetua was martyred in the amphitheater of Carthage in AD, but kept a diary of her arrest and time in prison. While many martyrs were poor or illiterate, Perpetua was neither/5.

This edition of Perpetua's Passion, remarkably, a college student-produced translation, makes the story of Perpetua's short life and martyrdom accessible and even riveting. Walsh's introduction is erudite and yet perfectly pitched to undergraduate readers/5(2). PERPETUA'S PASSION THE DEATH AND MEMORY OF A YOUNG ROMAN WOMAN by Joyce E.

Salisbury ‧ RELEASE DATE: Dec. 10, An insightful, moving account of the death of an early-third- century Christian martyr, based on her own diary. 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.

This young woman, Perpetua, chose to persevere, and this book tells her story, much of it from her own remarkable prison diary. The account transports readers to another, much earlier age, but it also asks us to consider what we would die for - and indeed, what we are living for : 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. THIS IS A WELL RESEARCHED HISTORY BOOK ABOUT THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND CHRISTIAN MARTYRDOM AROUND THE YEAR AD.

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. Examining issues of power, gender, and religion in the ancient world, Perpetua's Journey: Faith, Gender, and Power in the Roman Empire is a graphic history set in Roman Africa in CE that tells the story of the Christian martyr Perpetua.

The Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis, also known as The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, is the first extant diary aut4/5(11).

The “Acta,” detailing the sufferings of Perpetua and Felicitas, has been held by all critics to be a genuine document of antiquity. But much difference exists as to who was the compiler. In the writing itself, Perpetua and Saturus are mentioned as having written certain portions of it; and there is no reason to doubt the statement.

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 :   The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity (Latin: Passio sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis) is a diary by Vibia Perpetua describing her imprisonment as a Christian incompleted after her death by a redactor.

It is one of the oldest and most notable early Christian texts. 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.

Green Bay. She is widely Brand: Taylor & Francis. 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 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(95).

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.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Perpetua's Passion and it was written by Joyce E. Salisbury. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published Book Edition: 1st.

Buy the Book. Based on the real life and death of a Roman noblewoman 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. 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.

Died ADin Carthage (modern Tunisia) Perpetua, a young Christian in the African city of Carthage, was nearing the end of the time of training that every new believer received. She and several other new believers – Saturninus, Secundulus, Revocatus, and Felicitas – were preparing for baptism.

The book is based on the short "Passion" that was written by Perpetua in prison awaiting execution and finished by a fellow Christian who witnessed her death in the arena.

If you are interested in Christianity's early history, do read this. My only criticism is that it's expensive for such a short s: 8.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 .Examining issues of power, gender, and religion in the ancient world, Perpetua's Journey: Faith, Gender, and Power in the Roman Empire is a graphic history set in Roman Africa in CE that tells the story of the Christian martyr Perpetua.

The Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis, also known as The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, is the first extant diary authored by a Christian.