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Perpetua of Carthage

William Farina

Perpetua of Carthage

portrait of a third-century martyr

by William Farina

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementWilliam Farina.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1720.P42 F37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22541957M
    ISBN 109780786437139
    LC Control Number2008039801


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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 Perpetua of Carthage book of Perpetua herself. A number of young catechumens were arrested, Revocatus and his fellow slave Felicitas, Saturninus andFile Size: 91KB.

Perpetua was a Christian noblewoman who, at the turn of the third century, lived with her husband, her son, and her slave, Felicitas, in Carthage (in modern Tunis).

At this time, North Africa was the center of a vibrant Christian community. Perpetua and Felicitas in the Carthage Arena InChristians who refused to sacrifice to Roman gods were considered traitors. Emperor Septimus Severus was cracking down on anti-state elements. Perpetua and Felicitas suffered martyrdom in the reign of Septimius Severus, about the year a.d.

Tertullian mentions Perpetua, [In the De Anima, cap. 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 Perpetua of Carthage book Septimius is therefore, good reason for rejecting the opinion held by some, that they suffered.

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.

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Author. William Farina. Publisher. McFarland & Company. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small. 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. This book studies the life and times of Saint Perpetua, Saint Felicity and their companions, all martyred at Carthage in A.D.

Unlike most early Christian saints, whose lives are often shrouded in legend and myth, Perpetua left an authentic prison diary, later completed by an anonymous eyewitness to her execution, that is now considered a.

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.

This book studies the life and times of Saint Perpetua, Saint Felicity and their companions, all martyred at Carthage in A.D. Unlike most early Christian saints, whose lives are often shrouded in legend and myth, Perpetua left an authentic prison diary, later completed by an anonymous eyewitness to her execution, that is now considered a classic of Christian, Latin and feminist literature.

This is a study of the life and times of Saint Perpetua, Saint Felicity and their companions, all martyred at Carthage in A.D. Unlike most early Christian saints, whose lives are often shrouded in legend and myth, Perpetua left an authentic prison diary, later completed by an anonymous eyewitness to her execution, that is now considered a classic of Christian, Latin and feminist literature.

Perpetua, a wealthy noblewoman just coming of age in Carthage, discovers Jesus at a time when Christians are being thrown to the beasts in city amphitheaters for sport. Rejecting the gods of the ancient Roman Empire, she embraces a passionate relationship /5(35). The first was The Martyrs of Carthage: a tale of the times of old, which was published in by Annie Webb-Peploe (writing as Mrs J.B.

Webb). Another is Amy Peterson's Perpetua: A Bride, A Martyr, A Passion (ISBN ), published The third is Malcolm Lyon's The Bronze Ladder (ISBN ), published Canonized: Pre-congregation. A young woman named Perpetua stood firm in her faith in the year AD in Carthage, North Africa.

Because she kept a diary, we know much about her ordeal. This story is based on her diary. "I Am a Christian" It was simple, really. All I had to do to get out of prison was to offer a small sacrifice of incense to the pagan : Church History For Kids. An insightful, moving account of the death of an early-third- century Christian martyr, based on her own diary.

Vibia Perpetua was the daughter of an old respected Roman family of Carthage and, although raised in accordance with the pagan religious traditions of Rome, converted to Christianity, one of many faiths competing for devotees in the Roman Empire.

Just 22 years old, she was arrested. It is the year AD in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison without her baby. Her freedom would be secured easily, if she’ll simply offer one pinch of incense in honor to the Roman gods.

This book studies the life and times of Saint Perpetua, Saint Felicity and their companions, all martyred at Carthage in A.D. Unlike most early Christian saints, whose lives are often shrouded in legend and myth, Perpetua left an authentic prison diary, later completed by an anonymous eyewitness to her execution, that is now considered a classic of Christian, Latin and feminist : William Farina.

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity were Christian martyrs who lived during the early persecution of the Church in Africa by the Emperor Severus. With details concerning the lives of many early martyrs unclear and often based on legend, we are fortunate to have the actual record of the courage of Perpetua and Felicity from the hand of Perpetua herself, her teacher Saturus, and others who knew them.

Vibia Perpetua was a young, twenty-one-year-old woman who was executed in Carthage (or present-day North Africa) on March, 7 in AD with her dear friend and servant, Felicitas, and the servant’s husband Revocatus, along with friends Saturninus and Secundulus (Farmer).

Table of contents for Perpetua of Carthage: portrait of a third-century martyr / William Farina. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. 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.

Vibia Perpetua was a young woman of noble birth. She was twenty-two, a wife, a mother of a young son and a Christian. In the city of Carthage in North Africa on March 7 of the year she was put to death for her religious convictions.

Her story comes to us from three eyewitness accounts written shortly after her. Studies the life and times of Saint Perpetua, Saint Felicity and their companions, all martyred at Carthage in AD. This book includes the first English translations of. Saints Perpetua and Felicity (believed to have died in a.c) are Christian martyrs of the 3rd century.

Perpetua was a married noblewoman, said to have been 22 years old at the time of her death, and mother of an infant she was ty, a slave imprisoned with her and pregnant at the time, was martyred with her. They were put to death along with others at Carthage in the Roman.

Perpetua is an 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 5/5(3). The Great Witness of St. Perpetua with Mike Aquilina & Matthew Leonard - Duration: St. Paul Center 3, views. Top 10 Most Painful Deaths of Christian Martyrs. This book will investigate and try to make sense of all aspects of Perpetua's life, death, and circumstances: her family and life in Carthage, Christians and Romans in Carthage and in the Roman empire in this period, the comparisons of martyrs to athletes, the influence of these martyr tales upon the Acts of the Apostles and the Greek novel.

Prophecy in Carthage: Perpetua, Tertullian, and Cyprian by Robeck, Cecil M., Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Perpetua A Bride, A Martyr, A Passion (eBook): Peterson, Amy Rachel: Perpetua, a wealthy noblewoman just coming of age in Carthage, discovers Jesus at a time when Christians are being thrown to the beasts in city amphitheaters for sport.

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